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5th annual Arkansas Minority Barber & Beauty Shop Health Initiative
April 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities at the Arkansas Department of Health is recruiting volunteers for the 5th Annual Arkansas Minority Barber & Beauty Shop Health Initiative. The mission of this initiative is to increase public awareness about heart disease and stroke among African Americans and Latinos in a convenient location. The event will take place on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at participating sites in Pulaski county.
Each site (Barber or Beauty Shop) will have a designated Health Team consisting of the following: Captain, Nurse, APN, EMT, Nursing Student, Medical Student, Pharmacy Student, Dietitian, Dietetic Student, Tobacco Representative (Stamp out Smoking), AR Saves Representative, Registration Volunteer, Runner, Medical Student and Medical Doctor. Most sites will have more than one Health Team.
Thank you to those who have signed up to volunteer. If you have not signed up or would like to learn more about each team member function, please click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BBSvolunteer2017 . For additional information contact Chychy Smith at Chychy.Smith@arkansas.gov or call 501-661-2282. Please forward this email to all your contacts and community partners to help get the word out.
We are looking forward to having you as a volunteer!