Catholic Charities of Chicago Invites Community to its Free Health Fairs

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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is hosting a series of Free Community Health Fairs through August 16 throughout the city. These events offer free medical screenings and physical exams for adults and children.

More than 1,000 people are expected to receive medical services they otherwise would not be able to afford. Nearly 75 percent of the people served at Catholic Charities Community Health Fairs are Latino and all of the screenings are done by medical professional volunteers, many of whom are bilingual.

All participants are asked to arrive for registration between 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Identification is not required to receive services. Each participant will fill out a registration form detailing their medical history. This year’s Free Community Health Fairs Dates and Locations from 9 a.m. to noon:

• Tuesday, June 17: Immaculate Heart of Mary 4521 S. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60609
• Saturday, August 9: St. Frances of Rome School 1401 S. Austin Ave. Cicero, IL 60804
• Saturday, August 16: St. Gall Parish 5500 S. Kedzie Ave. Chicago, IL 60629

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