Iowa's African-American Festival

IMMAWII Wellness Expo

Addressing Health Through Community Engagement

 

Offering Wellness Activates, Free Screenings and Preventative Engagement

The expo provides numerous opportunities to improve the health of community members including fitness activities; free tests and screening for cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, vision and others. It also offers free flu shots. Services are available to all attendees. This is important because the African American community lags in numerous categories and for many people this is the only time they see a healthcare professional.

Past screening has included:

Glucose testing for Diabetes

& Pre-diabetes

Blood Pressure

Vision

Pixi Scan for bone density

Cholesterol

BMI / Weight Management

Exercise & Fitness

Social Health

Cancer

Flu Shots

Blood Typing