Congressman Al Green Hosts Annual "Green Light to Healthy Living" Health Fair

Aug 24, 2018 Issues: Health Care

(Houston, TX)On Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 10am (CST) to 1pm (CST), Congressman Al Green, in conjunction with Community Health Choice, Houston Independent School District, City of Houston Solid Waste Management, City of Houston WIC, Central Care,   METRO, Javed Foundation, ICNA Relief USA,  Houston-Karachi Sister City Association, University of Texas School of Dentistry, Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy, Summit Dental, Houston Police Department Family Violence Unity, Harris County Precinct 7 Constable’s Office, Texas Southern University Breast Clinic, Houston Community College, Harris County Precinct 1 Commissioner’s Office, Greater Houston Black Nurses Association, Sickle Cell, Public Health Preparedness School, will host his annual health fair at Westbury High School, 11911 Chimney Rock, Houston, TX 77035. The event provides free immunizations, health screenings, eye screenings, dental screenings, breast exams, as well as information assistance with Medicaid and CHIP applications, renewals, and recertifications to residents of the Ninth Congressional District of Texas.

“Our intention with this health fair is to foster a culture that focuses on prevention, primary care, and healthier living in our communities to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits.  The children that attend ‘Green Light to Healthy Living’ will have the advantage of having a healthy start to the 2018-2019 school-year. The first 350 school-aged children will receive a free backpack with school supplies, and bicycles will be raffled off throughout the event.”