Friday, July 17, 2009

Summer Health Fair 2009 - Free Community Medical & Welfare Services


Summer Health Fair 2009
Free Community Medical & Welfare Services

In order to provide useful medical information, diseases prevention, free health screenings, and information on community welfare resources for the Vietnamese Americans in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area, the Vietnamese Medical Society of Northeast America will organize a Summer Health Fair in collaboration with: AA Success, Boat People SOS, Vietnamese American Community of Washington D.C.-MD-VA, Gia Long Association, Go Cong Association, Hope For Tomorrow, Thang Long Boy Scout, Quang Da Association, Saigon Arts Culture & Education Institute )SACEI), Thien Tam Association, Vietnamese-American Dental Study Club, Voice of Vietnamese Americans, World Health Ambassador, Vietnamese Photographic Society of Washington D.C., Zecontech Company.

Time: Sunday, August 2nd, 2009 from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Location: the Ernst Cultural Community Center of Northern Virginia Community College
8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003
(From Beltway 495, exit 52A Little River Turnpike West, pass 3 traffic lights, turn left on Wakefield Chapel, left on Lake Drive then follow the signs to the parking lot B)

Community Medical, Dental & Pharmaceutical Services
• Blood sugar, cholesterol, hepatitis B&C
• Vital signs, body mass index( BMI), Bone density screening
• Education on prevention/Exam/Test on skin disease, breast cancer, uterine cancer, oral cancer, lung cancer
• Eye exam and eye disease prevention. Ear exam and audiometry.
• Education on common important diseases: diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary disease, stroke,
asthma, allergy, rheumatism, screening for colon, prostate cancers, hepatitis B and vaccination, etc…
• Dental & oral cancer screenings, patient education on preventive & dental services
• Education on chiropractic services, therapeutic massage and acupuncture.
*In order to obtain accurate screening, please do not eat anything for 8 hours prior to blood test

Community Welfare Services
• Immigration services
• Information on how to rent or buy a house, health insurance & free clinic for low income families
• Small Business assistance (startup and development)
• Job seeking assistance
• Senior citizen programs (Meal on wheels, healthcare, nursing home & home health care)
• Information on Medicare (Part A, B, and D), Medicaid, and social security benefits (SSA and SSI)
• Community Security Program
• Foreclosure prevention program

All of the above services are provided free of charge. The goal of medical services here is to educate, prevent and screen, not to treat patients. Please follow up with your family physicians. Make sure to bring all the necessary documents related to the services: driver’s license/ID card.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Đỗ Hồng Anh 703-373-9333 Mr, Đoàn Hữu Định 703-475-6186 Mr. Lê Hữu Em 703-237-5404 Mr. Đỗ James 703-533-5471
Dr. Nguyễn ĐứcVinh 703-209-3423 Dr. Trần Văn Sáng 703-241-8811 Dr. Văn Sơn Trường 703-548-4300
Dr. Nguyễn Bích Lộc 703-430-9317 Mr. Nguyễn Trường Phát 703-829-2838 Mr. Lê Văn Tua 703-338-7425


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