2nd Annual Health Fair

On July 12, 2019, Root for Kids hosted its 2nd Annual Health Fair for kids enrolled in the Caterpillar Clubhouse. This year, The University of Utah Physician Assistant Program joined the fun! That made it possible to also invite our Early Head Start families to receive free health health services. 

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

Identifying health conditions early is key to ensure a child’s success. By addressing any concerns early on, they will have the best chance to grow and develop appropriately. Thirteen children participated in the fair and all of them received well child exams. They also received fluoride varnish, blood lead levels, hearing, developmental screenings, vision and hematocrit levels. 

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

It is also important for adults to get regular check ups! More than often adults are so busy making sure their kids are alright that they forget to take care of themselves. Thirteen adults received a variety of health screenings such as blood pressure, blood glucose, height, weight BMI, Spot Vision Screen, OAE -Hearing testing and depression. Three adults were referred for further medical needs, two adults were referred for further hearing testing and one adult referred for further vision.

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

Thank you to everyone who helped make this day a success!

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

2nd Annual Health Fair | Root for Kids

To help support our Health Services team, check out our Amazon Wish List for item donation ideas. 


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