Kidney Health Screening for Uninsured Residents of Alexandria
WhenSat Nov 05, 2016, 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
WhereGeorge Washington Middle School1005 Mt Vernon AveAlexandria, VA 22301
There’s going to be a KEEP Healthy Screening on Saturday, November 5th in Alexandria, VA at the George Washington Middle School near Braddock Road Station. This is part of Access Alexandria's Health Fair! Learn more about the health fair here:http://www.accessalexandria.org/2016-health-fair/
The screening will run from 9am-4:30pm. We will have two volunteer shifts, from 9-1 and from 1-4:30pm. We will also conduct an overview and training on-site 15 minutes before each shift. The screening consists of a short survey, BMI check, blood pressure check, urinalysis, and a brief consultation with a doctor.
What is a KEEP Healthy Check-up?
KEEP Healthy is a public health screening designed for large health fairs, expos, and large employers because it targets the general public who may not be aware of the risk factors for kidney disease. The assessment consists of physical measurements, blood pressure, a risk survey and a consultation with an advanced health professional.
We need a Spanish and Amharic speaker to assist with intrepretation during the event! If you can speak Spanish or Amharic, we'd love to have your support.
We need a volunteer or group of volunteers (no medical experience required) with a positive attitude and good people skills that enjoy helping others.
Must be at least 18 years old. Assigned to a station(s) the day of screening. Some tasks include welcoming participants, help with line control, assist with questionnaires and hand out educational materials at resource center.
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL VOLUNTEER
We need medical professionals (such as MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs and RNs) that can provide consultations to participants by reviewing their risk factors.
Reasons to volunteer:
* Impact the health of individuals in your community before they progress to
* Get valuable experience for your resume and employee file
* Network and meet awesome people just like yourself
* Get a volunteer t-shirt and an "experience letter" that documents your
Total: 3.5-4 hours
Medical clinicians for consultation (any language!)
**SPANISH SPEAKER to assist with screening
- People Skills
- Physician Assistant
- Customer Service
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- 3.5 or 4 hours