11th Annual Parkside Health and Safety Fair
July 19, 2019 - WCTO Staff participated in the Friends of Parkside 11th Annual Parkside Health and Safety Fair at TVP II Community Center, located at 5000 Conner at Warren, on Detroit's eastside. The event featured free health screenings, workshops, food, prizes, and community partners.

This year's sponsors included Blue Cross Complete, Detroit Health Department, Mercy Primary Care Center, and Molina.

The event included the following vendors and activities:

ACCESS Community Health and Research Center
Black Mothers' Breastfeeding Association
Blue Cross Complete of Michigan
Detroit Area Agency on Aging
Communities Reducing Energy & Water
Detroit East Medical Control Authority
Detroit Fire Department
Detroit Health Department
Dr. Goold - University of Michigan
Empowerment Zone Coalition
Henry Ford Health System
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Legal Aid & Defender Association, Inc
Lions of Michigan Hearing Center
Mercy Primary Care Center
Mobile Secretary of State Branch
Molina Healthcare
Michigan State University Extensions
Northeast Guidance Center
Office of State Senator Chang
St. John Providence Mammography & Heart Units
Please bring state ID and insurance card (If you do not have insurance you may still be eligible.)
Timbuktu Academy
Wayne County SAFE
Wayne County Treasurer's Office

Activities include:

Give-A-Ways & Raffle Drawings (3 Kid Bikes, Gift Cards)
Mobile Fire Safety House
Mobile Secretary of State
Children Services (Immunization, Lead testing, Vision & Hearing screenings) Children must be accompanied by parents.
Free health screenings (Blood pressure, BMI, Mammography, Heart, STD)
Workshops (Food Demo, Fire and EMS Training, Understanding your Lease, Opioid Overdose Training, Safe Sleep Education, Social Security Disability Benefits, Stop the Bleeding Training)
Free refreshments