“It is basically to reach all women for overall health care,” stated medical employees chief Lt. Col. Elliot Pinero. “The goal is to make it annual. This is the first one we’ve done since I’ve been here.”
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE — If you’re feminine and lively obligation army, or the partner of somebody serving, an upcoming health fair at Tyndall Air Force Base might be of some assist.
Tyndall will host the WOW: Women of Wellness occasion Oct. 17 on the base’s Horizons Center, throughout which health care professionals and specialists can be out there to reply questions and considerations about breast and ovarian most cancers, amongst different subjects. The WOW occasion can be hosted by the 325th Medical Group, the bottom clinic.
“It is basically to reach all women for overall health care,” stated medical employees chief Lt. Col. Elliot Pinero, who has served within the position for about two years. “The goal is to make it annual. This is the first one we’ve done since I’ve been here.”
The fair is meant to emphasize main care but in addition will concentrate on health schooling. The occasion will begin at midday, probably final about six hours and kick off with a brief introduction earlier than women can stroll round to the totally different cubicles staffed by Tyndall personnel and others from group organizations outdoors the bottom gates.
“The well-being of a community can be judged in the health of their women,” 325th Medical Group RN and health fair group outreach director Maj. Lucky Mulumba stated.
Active obligation and their spouses, together with army retirees and anybody else coated underneath the 325th Medical Group, is eligible to attend and take part. The occasion is free.
“We’re really excited,” Pinero stated. “It’s going the involve the entire base and community. Hopefully we can help.”