Oregon Medical Association and Partners to Host Health Fair April 26

Event at Pioneer Courthouse Square will offer screenings, education and care
What: 
The Oregon Medical Association’s second annual Care Connection Health Fair will offer free health screenings, basic care and education for uninsured and underinsured adults from 8:30 am until 3:00 pm on April 26 at Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland. The health fair coincides with the OMA’s April 25 Annual Meeting, CCOs: Connecting the Dots. 
 
Health screenings and services will include: 
 
 Blood pressure and blood glucose checks 
 Diabetic foot checks/care 
 Dental services 
 Flu shots 
 Hair cuts 
 Medication and OTC counseling 
 Rapid HIV tests 
 Vision screening 
 
Resources and education will cover: 
 
 Antibiotic resistance, and cold and flu prevention 
 Health and housing resources for the elderly 
 Upcoming Mission of Mercy free dental clinic 
 Mental health resources 
 Nutrition information and assistance 
 Oregon Health Plan enrollment assistance 
 Patient-centered educational materials 
 Prescription discount cards 
 Smoking cessation and COPD 
 Substance abuse and suicide intervention 
 
The list of participating groups and organizations who will be on the square on April 26 includes: 
 
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality 
Cascade AIDS Project 
Choosing Wisely 
Elders in Action 
Lines for Life 
Medical Teams International 
NAMI Oregon 
OHSU Medical and Physician Assistant Students 
Oregon Dental Association 
Oregon Health Authority: Oregon AWARE 
Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation 
Oregon Rx Card 
Oregon State Pharmacy Association 
OSU Extension Service 
Pacific University School of Pharmacy 
Portland Farmers Market 
 
When: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014; 8:30 am – 3:00 pm 
 
Where: 
Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, Oregon 
 
Details: 
More information about Care Connection and about CCOs: Connecting the Dots, OMA’s 2014 Annual Meeting, can be found at www.theOMA.org/annual2014
 
About the OMA: 
The OMA is an organization of over 8,000 physicians, physician assistants, and medical and PA students organized to serve and support physicians in their efforts to improve the health of Oregonians. Additional information can be found at www.theOMA.org
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