Second annual Public Health Week to kick off April 1 in Detroit

Posted at 8:29 AM, Mar 31, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-31 09:49:54-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Detroit Health Department is collaborating with Detroit Police Department precincts, recreation centers and community partners to host Public Health Week for a second year.

This year’s theme is “Centering and Celebrating Culture in Health.”

In an effort to highlight the great services that public health offers to residents, general health screenings and activities will include the following:

  • Checks of blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and kidney function
  • HIV and syphilis testing
  • Fitness classes
  • CPR training
  • Narcan training and kit distribution
  • Mental health makeovers
  • Lead screenings
  • Cuts and Conversations
  • A men's panel discussion

The screenings will take place at the Detroit Health Department, Detroit police precincts and city of Detroit Recreation Centers on the following days and times:
Monday, April 1 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Tuesday, April 2 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday, April 3 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday, April 4 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday, April 5 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, April 6 12 – 2 p.m.

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