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SFSU to hold 10th annual African American Community Health Fair April 30



Matt Itelson
SFSU Office of Public Affairs
(415) 338-1743
(415) 338-1665


Press Release published by the Office of Public Affairs


Free public event includes health screenings, information on disease prevention, healthy living  

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2003 — San Francisco State University will hold its 10th annual African American Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, on the campus quad in front of the Cesar Chavez Student Center.

More than 30 agencies and groups will be on hand to provide information about healthy lifestyles, community resources, disease prevention and self-care. The health fair, free and open to the public, will feature screenings for HIV and other sexually transmitted illnesses, blood pressure and glaucoma. Participants can also measure their body fat and cholesterol levels and receive smoking cessation tips.

About 800 people attended last year’s health fair.

Associated Students, the Student Health Advisory Committee, Student Empowerment and Involvement Center and Student Health Service are sponsoring the event.

For details, contact Kamal Harb of the Student Health Service at (415) 338-2191 or Derethia DuVal of the SFSU Counseling and Psychological Services Center at (415) 338-2208.

One of the largest campuses in the CSU system, SFSU was founded in 1899 and today is a highly diverse, comprehensive, public and urban university.

10th annual SFSU African American Community Health Fair

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 30

Quad in front of Cesar Chavez Student Center, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave. (at 19th Avenue), San Francisco.

Free and open to the public


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