Refugee Health Fair Being Offered by Daemen

Refugee Health Fair Being Offered by Daemen

AMHERST, N.Y. – Buffalo area refugees will receive free routine health screenings from physician assistant and nursing students and faculty at the second annual Daemen College Refugee Health Fair taking place from 2 to 6 p.m. April 19 in Jewish Family Service of Buffalo and Erie County at 70 Barker St.

More than 70 students and faculty will provide screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, vision, heart and lungs, and ear, nose and throat to the city’s refugee population. Interactive exercise stations along with information on nutrition, dental health, herbal medicines, diabetes, and other health topics will also be provided by Daemen students.

The health fair is being co-sponsored by the Daemen Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement, the college’s Physician Assistant Studies and Nursing Departments, and Jewish Family Service.