The 25th annual INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair comes to the Indiana Convention Center on July 15-18, 2010. The goal of the fair is to increase public awareness of the health problems that affect Indiana’s minorities and the healthy living practices that prevent them.
Free health screenings and information
The health fair offers Indianapolis residents access to over $1,000 worth of health tests and screenings, including heart, blood sugar, cholesterol, cancer, and adult dental screenings. A special HIV pavilion will offer free confidential testing and risky behavior education.
In addition to checking for problems, available educational material and counseling services will help Hoosiers learn to prevent or control the chronic health issues that disproportionately affect minorities, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and diabetes.
Other activities scheduled during the health fair include cooking demonstrations, healthy entertainment and celebrity appearances.
INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair
Indiana Convention Center, Hall D
100 South Capitol Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(click for map, directions, and parking information)
Thursday, July 15:
Opening ceremony – 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Health fair – 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday, July 16:
1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 17:
10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 18:
12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Individuals wishing to receive free health tests and screenings must register at least one hour before fair closing time.
INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair ticket prices
The INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair is included with the admission ticket price for the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration at the Indiana Convention Center.
July 15: Free admission
July 16-18 at the door prices:
Senior (62 and older): $10.00
Children 5 and under: Free
Discount tickets can be ordered in advance through the Indiana Black Expo website:
Senior (62 and older): $7.00
3-day pass (July 16-18): $19.99
Advanced tickets must be purchased by July 15, 2010.
For more info: To learn more about the INShape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair and minority health in Indiana, visit the Indiana State Department of Health website or call the Office of Minority Health at 317-233-7685.
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