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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Colorado National Guard will provide health services

Advertiser Staff

Kahuku Medical Center will host a health fair from 2 to 6 p.m. March 24 on the hospital's front lawn.

The 140th Medical Group of the Colorado Air National Guard will provide the service for the community-based project, E Malama Kakou, or "To Care for All." It is supported by the Hawai'i Air National Guard and the state Department of Health.

Services available are screenings for dental, vision, cholesterol/blood sugar, asthma and blood pressure; prescriptions review by a pharmacist; and general physical exams and sports physical exams.

Education topics will include women's health, infection controls, diet and nutrition, food-borne illness signs and symptoms, and personal hygiene.