Over 6 organizations participate in health fair


Over six organizations are participating in the upcoming annual Lion’s Club International health fair this Sunday.

Service providers Hardy Eye Clinic & Diabetes Education Center, the Northern Marianas College Nursing Club, the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. Immunization program, the Non-Communicable Disease Bureau, Commonwealth Cancer Association, and the Division of Public Health Services dental clinic are among several entities that will be participating in the annual Lion’s Club International District 204, Region 2 health fair at Mt. Carmel Cathedral’s Joeten Daidai Social Hall. The fair would be held from 8am to 12pm.

Services that the health fair provides include blood pressure checks, blood sugar testing, vision checks, diabetes awareness, cancer awareness, oral cancer screenings, cardiopulmonary resuscitation demonstrations, reading glasses distributions, and general health awareness.

Beauty parlor services from Jigz Barbershop, Trends Beauty Salon, Genoveva’s Hair Power, Magic Touch, and Be.You.tiful Salon are also offered during the one-day fair.

The organization further noted that the health fair seeks to promote “general health awareness that will improve and maintain a healthy lifestyle” according to an announcement from the organization.

For more details on the health fair and for those interested in donating for the event, contact region chairperson Annamae Adaza at 285-4388; zone 1 chair Al Cabael at 483-4663; zone 2 chair Argie Buensalido at 483-4512; asst. cabinet secretary Bhiya Canadalla at 285-6899; treasurer Yho Villavicencio at 285-9017; public relations officer Mario Mayuga at 285-1021; or sargeant-at-arms Guillermo Canapa Jr. at 989-1360, or by visiting their website at lionsclubs.org.

Erwin Encinares | Reporter
Erwin Charles Tan Encinares holds a bachelor’s degree from the Chiang Kai Shek College and has covered a wide spectrum of assignments for the Saipan Tribune. Encinares is the paper’s political reporter.

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