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35th Annual Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair

"Envision Better Health in 2021"

Opening Ceremony:
Friday, July 16, 2021, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Exhibit Hours:
Friday, July 16, 2021, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 17, 2021, 10 a.m.– 7 p.m. 
Sunday, July 18, 2021, Noon – 6 p.m.

The 35th annual Indiana Black and Minority Health Fair schedule

Friday 7/16EventSaturday 7/17EventSunday 7/18Event
11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.IU Health Speaker Tracey McInnes 
Perinatal Mood Disorder
10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.IU Health Speaker John Shepard
Resting in Awareness and Mindfulness 
Noon - 1 p.m. IU Health Speaker Danielle Henderson
Vaccine Hesitancy
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Food demonstration from Chef Hollis J. Thomas and Felica Grady10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Versiti Blood Center
Diversity in Blood and Stem Cell Donors for Sickle Cell Treatment
Tajuana Ryder 
1 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.TG Danz and Tori Gowdy
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.BREAK11:30 a.m. - NoonBREAK1:25 p.m. - 2 p.m.BREAK
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Naloxone Administration TrainingNoon - 12:30 p.m.SweattBounce (Kids)
Suzette Sweatt 
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Bounce Back Indiana Fitness
Vanessa Rogers 
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Washington Park Young at Heart 
Senior Line Dancers
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Food demonstration from Chef Hollis J. Thomas and Felicia Grady3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.Versiti Blood Center
Diversity in Blood and Stem Cell Donors for Sickle Cell Treatment
Tajuana Ryder
  1:15 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.
SweattBounce (Adults)
Suzette Sweatt
3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.BREAK
  2:05 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.TG Danz and Tori Gowdy  

2021 Indiana Black and Minority Health Fair Panels

Friday 7/16PanelDescriptionSaturday 7/17PanelDescriptionSunday 7/18PanelDescription
9: 20 a.m.Community
Surviving COVID-19: Are we there yet?
During this discussion we will hear from key community advocates that will educate us on experiences, present works and reasonable solutions to address COVID-19 and other events.11:00 a.m. Panelists will discuss how families can provide social and emotional wellness during difficult situations. Our goal is to provide expertise on good physical, mental and emotional health that can create better health outcomes, healthier families, and healthier lifestylesFamily
Our family will get through this: Building resilient families 
12:30 p.m.Medical
What doctors wish patients knew 
During this panel, health professionals will discuss their experiences during the pandemic including addressing misinformation, hesitancy, and the impact that it has had on the medical community.
3:00 p.m. Faith
Feeling Disconnected: How to incorporate spiritual wellness into our daily lives 
How do people of different religions and faiths live out their beliefs, practices, and values in the busy lives that they lead in this world? What do we have in common? How can we work together?2:00 p.m.Youth will discuss their experiences over the last 18 months dealing with COVID-19, social injustice, and isolation. They will also discuss what has helped them get through it and what their generation needs to be resilient.Youth
Having our say 
2:00 p.m. Mental Health
Why are we so angry? 
Knowing that each person's experiences, feelings, and fears are different, this discussion will ensure resources and best practices that can assist you in expressing yourself. Ultimately helping you to control your environment and doing what is right for you and those around you.

Self-Care Empowerment room schedule

Friday 7/16EventSaturday 7/17EventSunday 7/18Event
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.NAMI
Indiana in our own voice
11 a.m. - NoonNAMI
Ending the silence 
Noon - 1 p.m. 
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.Hair care and holistic productsNoon. - 12:30 p.m.Hair care and holistic products1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Tai Chi and stress management
Barbara Kazanjian and Kristin Collins
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.NAMI
Indiana in our own voice
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. NAMI
Ending the silence
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Love you more Indy, LLC
  2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Love you more Indy, LLC  
  3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Tai Chi and stress management
Barbara Kazanjian and Kristin Collins 

Self Care Schedule
2021 Health Fair Flyer

2021 Health Screenings
* Registration for health screenings closes an hour before the health fair closes each day.

Alzheimer's Disease Blood Pressure BMI/Weight Breastfeeding Breast Health Cancer Support & Education
Clinical Breast Exams COVID-19 Vaccine Dental Health Dental Screenings Depression Diabetes Education Foot & Ankle Health
General Health Glaucoma Health Insurance Hepatitis C Testing Hepatitis Education HIV/AIDS Testing & Education Infant Mortality Education
Maternal and Child Health Medicaid Medicare Information Mental Health Opioid Education Organ Donation Education Prostate Education
Senior Care/Resources Sexual and Reproductive Health Sickle Cell Education; Suicide Prevention Education; Trauma & Injury Prevention Visual Acuity Assessment;  

Volunteer Sign-up

**Volunteers please request shifts using the volunteer system accessed by this link.

2021 Health Fair Sponsors/Level of Sponsorship

Community Health Network
Eli Lilly

Eskenazi Health
IDOH-HIV Prevention
IU Health Community Outreach and Engagement
Marion County Public Health Department

Indiana Family & Social Services Administration
Radio One/Meijer

Managed Health Services

At Home Podiatry
Free Enterprise
Indiana State Police
IU School of Dentistry
IU School of Optometry
Marion County Public Health Dental
Yellow Cab

Indiana Minority Health Coalition
IU School of Public Health - Bloomington
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 
Reagan Outdoor Advertising 
United Healthcare 

Event Sponsor: Indiana Department of Health
For more information, call 317-232-3231, email INOMH@isdh.in.gov or visit health.in.gov.