Health Fair to offer multicultural community tips on healthy
KINGSTON, R.I.-August 25, 1999 -- The Rhode Island community will have
no reason to be unhealthy this year. That is, if they attend the Multicultural
Health Fair at the University of Rhode Island. The fair will be held on
September 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Multicultural Center on the Kingston
Co-sponsored by the University of Rhode Island Diversity Task Force and
the Rhode Island Department of Health, the fair is designed to promote healthy
living among the multicultural population.
Available at the fair will be minority health facts, including cancer
prevention tips, AIDS information, and African American statistics on disease
Health pamphlets in Spanish and Portuguese will be distributed, and recipe
books filled with Asian recipes will be available. There will also be free
screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar.
For more information on the fair, contact Sharon Manville at 874-2122.
For More Information: Jan Sawyer, 401-874-2116