WHAT: On November 12, Sacramento residents will have access to free health services such as blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol screenings. University of the Pacific pharmacy students, under the supervision of licensed pharmacists, will provide free health care services and education to the underserved population in this community. Last year the event attracted more than 100 attendees and VN CARES expects an even greater number this year.
WHEN: Sunday, November 12, 2017, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Vietnamese American Community of Sacramento, 6270 Elder Creek Road, Sacramento, CA 95824
WHO: The Vietnamese Cancer Awareness Research Education Society (VN CARES) Committee and pharmacy students at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will be hosting the Annual VN CARES Pacific Outreach Health Fair to provide FREE health services to the Sacramento community.
The purpose of VN CARES is to promote health issue awareness, knowledge and preventative care in the Vietnamese community, in addition to creating opportunities for students interested in pursuing careers in health care to gain experience and work in the community.
VISUALS AND INTERVIEWS:
Student in white coats providing health screenings to community members.