Hispanic Latino Heritage Highlights

Health & Heritage: Georgia’s Grand Hispanic Latino Heritage Month Community Health Fair

Key Takeaways

  1. Celebration Meets Education: October 7th - The HHCGA's Hispanic Heritage Month Community Health Fair in Georgia is a unique fusion of vibrant Hispanic cultural festivities with crucial health education and resources tailored for the community.

    Global Forum Shopping Center, 7130 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, on October 7th, 12 pm - 4:30 pm

  2. All-Around Wellness: Beyond the dance and music, attendees can avail themselves of free health screenings, bilingual health advice, and essential vaccinations, ensuring comprehensive well-being.

  3. Community Collaboration: This gathering isn't just a local event. With collaborations from esteemed international consulates and pivotal local organizations, it's a testament to the strength and unity of the Hispanic community in Georgia.

A Celebration of Health and Heritage

Promotion of Health & Culture

In the vibrant setting of Georgia, the HHCGA team is preparing an event that seamlessly merges health awareness with the zest of Hispanic culture. As Hispanic Heritage Month unfolds, they are hosting the Hispanic Heritage Month Community Health Fair. This event is not just a call for health but also a lively cultural gala.

The Fair's Heartbeat

Central to this gathering is Georgia's cherished Hispanic community. Here's what they're offering:

  1. Informative Insights: The fair emphasizes pressing health concerns such as diabetes and mental health.
  2. Cultural Carousel: Attendees can immerse themselves in traditional cuisines, music, and dancing.
  3. Bilingual Health Tips: The fair ensures health advice in both Spanish and English.
  4. Wellness Checks: Attendees can benefit from free health screenings.

Save the Date!

All those in DeKalb County and the broader Atlanta Hispanic and Latino communities are invited. 

The gathering is at the bustling Global Forum Shopping Center, 7130 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, on October 7th. 

Activities begin at 12 pm, concluding at 4:30 pm. Early attendees are welcomed from 10:30 am to experience the initial setup.

Event Highlights Include:

  • Melodic Entertainment: A DJ will play tracks to elevate the atmosphere.
  • Showcasing Heritage: Traditional performances are lined up to represent Hispanic Latino culture.
  • Activities for Children: The event promises engaging fun for younger attendees.

Health Section: The fair provides vaccinations, including those for COVID and flu. On-site health checks and invaluable mental health resources are also available.

Building International Ties

The organizers are thrilled to collaborate with esteemed consulates from Colombia. Additionally, local entities such as the Cherokee Family Violence Center and Ser Familia are participating, enriching the event's scope.

Join the Momentum

The Hispanic Latino Heritage Month Community Health Fair stands as a beacon of unity and health. As health initiatives intertwine with cultural celebrations, attendees are encouraged to partake in this transformative gathering. The event represents a collective stride towards a healthier and more informed Georgia.

FAQs for the Hispanic Latino Heritage Month Community Health Fair

  1. Where is the Health Fair taking place?
    The fair is happening at the Global Forum Shopping Center, 7130 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta.

  2. What time should I arrive?
    The event starts at 12 pm and lasts until 4:30 pm, but if you're eager, you can come by at 10:30 am to feel the buzz as things set up.

  3. Will there be activities for kids?
    Absolutely! We've planned a variety of fun and engaging activities to keep the little ones entertained.

  4. Can I get a health checkup at the event?
    Yes, there will be free health screenings available, along with vaccinations and mental health resources.

  5. Is there a cost to attend?
    The event is open to the public, and most offerings, including health screenings, are free! Come and enjoy!

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