ACCESS Blue Island Family Health Center invites the entire community to stop by its Summer Community Health Fair at 13000 Maple Ave., Blue Island, Illinois, on Saturday, July 23rd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ACCESS invites community members to learn more about the resources in the community and parents to prepare their children for the upcoming school year with back-to-school physicals. Children will receive free school supplies (while quantities last) and free food and entertainment. Adults can also receive free blood pressure and BMI screenings, as well as depression and anxiety screenings.
Also during the health fair, women will be able to get breast health information and referrals for required Pap smears and mammograms. ACCESS’ benefits specialists will be on hand to enroll new patients into Medicaid, All Kids and Affordable Care Act insurance plans. HIV case managers will also share HIV/AIDS education, and community members can learn about banking information and other valuable community resources.
For more information about the ACCESS Blue Island Family Health Center Summer Community Health Fair, and eligibility requirements for the school physicals, call 708385-6100.
About Access Community Health Network
Designated as a Level 3 patient-centered medical home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), ACCESS offers patient-centered, preventive and
primary care services to more than 180,000 patients annually. Throughits investment in technology to further improve patient care and engagement, ACCESS has also been recognized by HIMMS at Stage 6 for its adoption of its electronic health record. With 36 Joint Commission-accredited community health centers located throughout Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, ACCESS is also one of the largest networks of community health centers in the nation. For more information, visit: www.acnet.