News that extra Black ladies die from breast most cancers than every other group of ladies sparked the Hartford Health Initiative to plan a wellness day to encourage ladies to take steps to identify most cancers or different well being issues early.
Hartford HealthCare groups will be a part of different native organizations and the Hartford Health Initiative on the free “Sister 2 Sister: A Health and Wellness Day,” on Saturday, August 6, from midday to 4 p.m., at Swift Factory, 10 Love Lane, Hartford.
The Neighborhood Health staff could have blood strain and glucose screenings for individuals who attend. Mobile mammography additionally will probably be obtainable.
The family-friendly occasion will embrace music, meals, a bouncy home, face portray, performances by the Hartford Proud Dance and Drum Team, Ice Cream for a Dream, backpacks with college provides, and raffles.