“Festival De La Familia”SM/’Festival Of The Family”SM
“Festival De La Familia”SM is an annual Health Fair hosted by HHI for the past 14 years, at local venues such as community centers, churches, schools and fair grounds in HHI’s 4 county catchment area of Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia. The health fair brings together local health organizations, agencies and companies that offer health education and materials, free screening/testing such as glucose, cholesterol, HIV, blood pressure, kidney, mammograms, social services and more.
During a recent two year period HHI’s “Festival De La Familia”SM health fair provided participants over $200,000 in early detection screening, such as:
- 400 complete kidney
- 3000 glucose
- 2500 cholesterol
- 200 PAP
- 400 STD
- 50 pregnancy
- 100 flu shots; and
- access to many other screens through referrals.
In the past, participating organizations have included National Kidney Foundation, Florida Department of Health, Hispanic Lions Club, Florida Covering Kids and Families, Center for Change, Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, UCF Marriage and Family Research Institute, UCF College of Nursing, Florida Technical College, Orlando Health, Florida Hospital and many other local health and/or social service agencies.
In addition to “Festival De La Familia”SM, HHI’s CHW staff and volunteers participate every year at health fairs hosted by organizations and agencies serving the underserved residents of Central Florida.
Past Health Fairs
CHECK OUT HHI”S EVENTS CALENDAR FOR SCHEDULED HEALTH FAIRS AND OUTREACH EVENTS