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ACCESS to hold public health fair in Hamtramck

Health fair to include breast and cervical cancer screenings, blood pressure tests, pharmacist consultations, numerous other services

The ACCESS Community Health and Research Center (CHRC), in partnership with Karmanos Cancer Institute and CVS and in collaboration with the American Cancer Society (ACS) and Arab community health providers, presents a public health fair to offer information and resources regarding preventive health measures for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.


Saturday, May 30, 2015 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Bridge Academy East – 9600 Buffalo St. Hamtramck, MI 48212


Breast & Cervical cancer screening

Information about Colon Cancer

Blood Pressure

Cholesterol & Glucose Screening

Infectious Disease Screening and Education

Hepatitis screening

Health Education Information

Tobacco Prevention & Cessation

Mental Health

Cardiovascular Screening- ARK

Pharmacist Consultation (CVS)

Information and resources to be available include those for low-cost healthcare, nutrition counseling, colon cancer, diabetes testing and awareness, tobacco prevention and cessation and breast and cervical cancer risk factors, screening and guidelines.

“For 44 years, ACCESS has served as a safe haven for the Arab American and vulnerable populations in southeast Michigan. Through culturally appropriate and bilingual services, ACCESS is offering a wide-spectrum health fair in Hamtramck full of health and human services for individuals and families,” said Hiam Hamade, CHRC Chronic Disease Prevention Programs Supervisor.

ACCESS collaborates with universities and hospitals to disseminate health information to focus on improving health care for minority populations and to raise public awareness about health issues and disparities in the community.


Grounded in a grassroots commitment to serving our community, ACCESS has a 44-year history of providing health, education, employment and social services.  An Arab American nonprofit of excellence, ACCESS empowers residents of metro Detroit to lead healthy, informed and productive lives and extends this mission nationally through advocacy, arts, culture and philanthropy.