April 23, 2024 3:16 pm
Free health screenings and classes offered in Detroit for Public Health Week

Detroit is hosting a Public Health Week, offering free health screenings to residents all week. The Detroit Health Department has teamed up with the Detroit Police Department, recreation centers, and community members to host a variety of screenings and classes. Last year, the event included screenings and vaccines.

This year’s event includes a range of checks such as blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, and kidney function tests. HIV and syphilis testing will also be available along with fitness classes, CPR and Narcan training, mental health makeovers, lead screenings, and a men’s panel discussion called “Cuts and Conversations.”

Screenings and events will take place at various locations throughout the week. On Wednesday, senior health and wellness screenings will be held at St. Pat’s Senior Center from 11 am to 3 pm. On Thursday, health and wellness screenings will be conducted at Patton Recreation Center from 11 am to 3 pm followed by an iDecide Teen Open House at Detroit Health Department from 5-7:30 pm. On Friday, the Justice Walk will take place at 2875 W. Grand Blvd from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday “Cuts

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