Monday, September 20, 2021

County of Santa Clara to Proclaim 12th Annual Binational Health Week

Health Activities and Services Spanning from Sept. 26 through Oct. 31 to Benefit Thousands of Underserved Residents  

County of Santa Clara officials and representatives invite the public to the official proclamation of Santa Clara County’s 2016 Binational Health Week on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m., at the Board of Supervisors Chambers.  The Santa Clara County Public Health Department and the Consulate General of México in San José have partnered to co-sponsor Santa Clara County’s 12th Annual Binational Health Week (BHW). The series of health education and health promotion events includes workshops, fairs and screenings with community-based organizations and volunteers, to assist underserved immigrants from Latin America in Santa Clara County.

 Priority will be given to topics that are relevant to the Latino community which include: Infectious Diseases, Chronic Diseases, Access to Health Insurance, Mental Health, and Women’s Health.  Most activities and events are free to participants.

 WHO:

County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors

Santa Clara County Public Health Department

Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System

Community Based organizations

Volunteers

Underserved immigrants

WHEN AND WHERE:

Santa Clara County 2016 Binational Health Week Proclamation

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m.

70 West Hedding St. San Jose, California

Board of Supervisors Chambers

 Binational Health Week (BHW) has evolved into one of the largest mobilization efforts in the Americas to improve the health and well-being of underserved immigrants from Latin America living in the United States and Canada underserved Latino population living in the United States and Canada. The sixteenth edition of BHW in the United States, and twelfth edition in Santa Clara County, will consist of nearly a month of health-related activities. Thousands participate and benefit from health activities conducted in locally during Binational Health Week, thanks to the support of dozens of County agencies, private initiatives, community-based organizations, and hundreds of volunteers.  In Santa Clara County, the events and activities span from late September through the end of October. See complete calendar of events. 

SANTA CLARA COUNTY 2016 BINATIONAL HEALTH WEEK

CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

*** Monday, October 3, 2016

Escuela Popular’s Health Fair

Feria de salud en la Escuela Popular

9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Escuela Popular

149 North White Rd., San José, CA 95127

This Health Fair will provide information on health, nutrition, vaccines, CPR, community services, and information about immigration (DACA and DAPA). Free HIV and Hepatitis C testing.

Información sobre salud, nutrición, vacunas, Resucitación Cardiopulmonar (CPR), servicios a la comunidad e información sobre inmigración (DACA y DAPA). Pruebas gratuitas de VIH y Hepatitis C.

Consulate General of México in San José Health Window: Free Flu Shots

Consulado de México Ventanilla de Salud: Vacunas gratuitas contra la influenza

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p .m.

Ventanilla de Salud, Mexican Consulate

302 Enzo Dr., San José, CA 95138

Walgreens Drug Store will provide free flu shots upon request.

La farmacia, Walgreens  proporcionará vacunas gratuitas contra la influenza.

*** Tuesday, October 4, 2016

 2016 Santa Clara County Binational Health Week Proclamation and Media Event

Proclamación oficial de la Semana Binacional de Salud en el Condado de Santa Clara

9:00 a.m.

County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors Chambers

70 W Hedding St., San José, CA 95110

Official Kick off of BHW events – Featuring speakers from County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors, Santa Clara County Public Health Department and the Consulate General of México in San José.

Apertura official de la Semana Binacional de Salud en el Condado de Santa Clara, con la participación de la Junta de Supervisores del Condado, representantes del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Santa Clara, el Consulado General de México en San José, Organizaciones comunitarias y voluntarios.

 Consulate General of México in San Jose Health Window: Free Flu Shots

Consulado de México Ventanilla de Salud: Vacunas gratuitas contra la influenza

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p .m.

Ventanilla de Salud, Mexican Consulate

302 Enzo Dr., San José, CA 95138

Walgreens Drug Store will provide free flu shots upon request.

La farmacia, Walgreens  proporcionará vacunas gratuitas contra la influenza.

*** Wednesday, October 5, 2016

23rd Annual Health Fair “High on Health”

23a Feria de la Salud en Gavilan College

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Gavilan College, Student Center

5055 Santa Teresa Blvd., Gilroy, CA 95020

Community agencies and Gavilan College departments will provide free health information and services, including blood glucose testing, HIV and Hepatitis C testing, vision tests and pregnancy tests.

Agencias comunitarias y  Gavilan College proporcionarán información de salud y servicios gratuitos tal como exámenes de glucosa, VIH,  Hepatitis C, pruebas de embarazo y de visión.

Cancer Clinical Trials and the Future of Care. What You Should Know

Estudios Clínicos de Cáncer y el Futuro de la Atención Medica – Lo que usted debe saber.

9:00 am-12:00 p.m.

Consulte General of México in San José

302 Enzo Dr., San José, CA 95138

Learn how participating in a clinical trial can help find answers to prevent and treat cancer. Free event for patients, families and the public.

Aprenda cómo participar en un estudio clínico puede ayudar a encontrar respuestas para prevenir y tratar el cáncer. El evento es gratuito para pacientes, familias y el público en general.

*** Thursday, October 6, 2016

Flu vaccines for Adults

Vacunas Gratuitas Contra la influenza Para adultos

9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Mayfair Community Center, Dance Room

2039 Kammerer Ave.

San José, CA 95116

Free Flu vaccines for Adults*

*Note: There will be no flu vaccines for children or pregnant women at this event.

Vacunas gratuitas contra la influenza.*

*Nota: En este evento no habrá vacunas  contra la Influenza para niños o mujeres embarazadas

Free Dental and Health Fair

Feria Gratuita Dental y de la Salud

3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

San Jose Family Resource Center

591 N King Rd., San Jose CA 95133

FREE Dental and Health Fair for children and adults. Includes flu vaccines, dental screenings and fun activities for the entire family.

Feria Dental y de la Salud Gratuita para niños y adultos. Incluye servicios gratuitos tal como, vacunas contra la influenza, exámenes dentales, y actividades divertidas para toda la familia.

*** Saturday, October 8, 2016

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Caminata para Terminar con el Alzheimer

8:00 a.m. (check in) – Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.

Arena Green Park N Autumn St., San José, CA 95113

Alzheimer’s Fundraiser and Walk through downtown San José, which includes fun family activities for the entire family.

Caminata para recaudar fondos para la Asociación contra el Alzheimer que incluye actividades divertidas para toda la familia.

El Camino Community HeartHub

Detección de hipertensión arterial y educación para prevenir ataques cardíacos y problemas cerebrovasculares.

9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Mi Ranchito Produce, 259 E Maude Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94085

A free health assessment and consultation event. If high blood pressure is detected, nurse consultations are available as well as registering for a free hypertension program. The event also includes a Zumbathon, music, entertainment and raffles.

Un evento gratuito de evaluación y consultas de salud. Si los exámenes detectan  que usted tiene hipertensión arterial, podrá consultar con una enfermera e inscribirse para un programa gratuito de educación acerca de la

hipertensión arterial. El evento incluye  Zumba, música,  entretenimiento,  y sorteos.

Binational Health Week Health Fair

Feria de Salud de la Semana Binacional de la Salud

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Andrew P. Hill High School

3200 Senter Rd., San José, CA 95111

Foothill Community Health Center’s Health Fair will provide free health and dental screenings, community resources, lunch, and prizes. Free HIV and Hepatitis C testing.

La Feria de Salud de Foothill Community Health Center es un evento gratuito que proporcionará  exámenes  dentales y de la salud, información acerca de recursos comunitarios, un rico almuerzo,  y premios.

Pruebas de VIH y hepatitis c gratuitas.

*** Sunday, October 9, 2016

Day on the Bay Festival

Festival Día en la Bahía

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Alviso Marina County Park,

1195 Hope Street, Alviso, CA 95002

Coordinated by Supervisor Dave Cortese, President of the County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors, the Day on the Bay is a Health Resource Fair and a Multicultural Festival. Special to this year’s event is ‘Bike to the Bay,’ a community bike ride along the Guadalupe River Trail from downtown to Day on the Bay at Alviso Marina County Park. The day will also feature fun activities for all ages, free food, and pumpkins for kids, music, entertainment, kayak rides, a resource fair and much more. Free HIV and Hepatitis C testing.

 Coordinado por la oficina del Supervisor Dave Cortese, presidente de la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Santa Clara, el Día en la Bahía es un festival multicultural y una feria de la salud. Se invita a la comunidad a participar en un recorrido en bicicleta por el sendero del río de Guadalupe que empieza en el centro de San José y termina en el parque de Alviso donde se llevará a cabo el festival. Habrá actividades gratuitas tal como diversiones para todas las edades, comida, calabazas para los niños, música, paseos en kayak, una feria de recursos y mucho más. Pruebas de VIH y Hepatitis C gratuitas.

*** Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Cancer Clinical Trials and the Future of Care. What You Should Know

Estudios Clínicos de Cáncer y el Futuro de la Atención Medica – Lo que usted debe saber

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Consulate General of México in San José

302 Enzo Dr., San José, CA 95138

Learn how participating in a clinical trial can help find answers to prevent and treat cancer. Free event for patients, families and the public.

Aprenda cómo participar en un estudio clínico puede ayudar a encontrar respuestas para prevenir y tratar el cáncer. El evento es gratuito para pacientes, familias y el público en general.

Consulate General of México in San José Health Window: Free Flu Vaccines

Consulado de México Ventanilla de Salud: Vacunas gratuitas contra la influenza.

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Ventanilla de Salud, Mexican Consulate

302 Enzo Dr., San José, CA 95138

Walgreens Drug Store will provide flu vaccines upon request.

La farmacia, Walgreens, proporcionará vacunas gratuitas contra la influenza.

*** Thursday, October 13, 2016

12th  Annual Santa Clara County Binational Health Week Conference

12a Conferencia de la Semana Binacional de la Salud del Condado de Santa Clara

8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Morgan Hill Community Center and Cultural Center

17000 Monterey Rd.

Morgan Hill, CA 95037

12th Annual Binational Health Week Conference, Understanding the Connections between Mental Health and Chronic Disease, a professional conference with a focus on mental health and acculturation and the stresses related to settling in a new culture.

Conference Fee: $25

12ª Conferencia Anual de la Semana Binacional de la Salud, Entendiendo la Conexión entre la Salud Mental y Enfermedades Crónicas, una conferencia profesional enfocada en la salud mental, la aculturación y las presiones de adaptarse a una nueva cultura.  Costo para asistir a la conferencia: $25 

Consulate General of México in San José Health Window: Free Flu Vaccines

Consulado de México Ventanilla de Salud: Vacunas gratuitas contra la influenza.

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Ventanilla de Salud, Mexican Consulate

302 Enzo Dr., San José, CA 95138

Walgreens Drug Store will provide flu vaccines upon request.

La farmacia, Walgreens,  proporcionará vacunas gratuitas contra la influenza. 

*** October 15 and 16, 2016

 Open Air Health Fair –

The Health Trust

Feria de Salud al Aire Libre del Health Trust

11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

San José Flea Market

1590 Berryessa Rd., San José, CA  95133

Free two-day health fair hosted by the Health Trust.  Free health screening services, including, cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, BMI, HbA1C, vision screening, oral health screenings for kids, flu shots for adults, and other health resources.

La Feria de Salud al Aire Libres de Health Trust es un evento que proporciona examenes de salud  gratuitos tal como, pruebas de colesterol y glucosa, presión arterial, Índice de Masa Corporal, HbA1C, y exámenes de visión. También habrá  exámenes dentales para niños, vacunas contra la influenza para los adultos, y otros recursos de salud.

*** Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Closing Ceremony

County of Santa Clara

Board of Supervisors & Consulate General of Mexico

Ceremonia de Clausura de la Semana Binacional de la Salud

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Consulate General of México in San José

302 Enzo Dr., San José, CA 95138

Closing of BHW events – highlights of the events, live entertainment, and lunch.

Clausura de eventos de la Semana Binacional de la Salud del Condado de Santa Clara.

 

*** Thursday, October 27, 2016

Senior Safari Walkabout

Paseo Safari para Adultos Mayores

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Happy Hollow Zoo

1300 Senter Rd.

San José, CA 95112

Get some exercise while enjoying the beautiful sights and sounds of Happy Hollow Park & Zoo for free. Exclusively for ages 50 and over.

Haga ejercicio mientras camina y disfruta  de las vistas y sonidos de Happy Hollow Park & Zoo. 

Entrada al parque es gratis exclusivamente para las personas con 50 o más años de edad.

For more information about Binational Health Week, call 1-800-689-6669

Binational Health Week efforts and activities are listed online at:

https://www.sccgov.org/sites/sccphd/en-us/Partners/collabproj/BHW/Pages/bhw.aspx