Transforming Care: LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS Health Equity Conference is proud to announce the 2017 Transforming Care Wellness Fair. The Wellness Fair will take place on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 11AM–1PM in the Alumni Lounge of The Ohio State University Fawcett Center.
The purpose of the Wellness Fair is to connect HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ identified community members with health and social service providers who offer HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ centered care. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with providers, obtain health and wellness screenings and referrals.
The James Mobile Mammography Unit will be providing FREE breast cancer screenings during the Transforming Care Conference Wellness Fair on Friday, October 20th between 10:30AM and 1:30PM. Culturally-competent mammography technicians will provided screenings for lesbians, trans-women, trans-men, and cis-women.
Screenings MUST BE SCHEDULED in advance! Please call (614) 293-4455 or (800) 240-4477 to schedule your screening.
Experts at the James recommend women age 40 and above and those at high risk for breast cancer have an annual mammogram. In order to be eligible, you cannot be pregnant or nursing. Women between ages 35-39 must have a written prescription from their doctor.
|Columbus Public Health provides alcohol and other drug treatment designed to meet the needs of the LGBTQ community that focuses on empowerment and hope. Our services offered include individualized treatment planning, assessments, and individual and group counseling. We also provide HIV, syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea testing.|
|Equitas Health provides diverse healthcare and social services focused around: primary and specialized medical care, behavioral health, HIV/STI prevention, advocacy, and community health initiatives. They will be providing oral health kits and providing information about new services like dental services and trans health.|
|Nationwide Children’s Hospital provides sexual health education and testing.|
|Southeast, Inc. is a comprehensive provider of mental health, chemical dependency, healthcare, and homeless services assisting diverse populations regardless of their economic status.|
|The Ohio State University will be providing information about transgender-related services and OB/GYN care as pertains to LGBT patients and families.|
|The Ohio State University Wexner Medica Center will provide information about HIV research opportunities available to anyone living with HIV interested in helping them find the way to a cure.|