BAPS Charities hosted over 380 participants at its annual Health Fair on November 4, 2017 in Dallas, TX. This year’s Health Fair aimed to expand on practical preventative care and affordable treatment options for community members of all ages. Over 50 health care professionals volunteered for the event to provide personalized consultations and a variety of services and screenings.
Number of patients seen by specialty: Internal Medicine/Family Practice 380, Cardiology 30, Orthopedics 20, Nephrology 20, Ophthalmology 25, Dermatology 20, Dentistry 103, Nutrition/Dietitian 30
Number of Lab tests conducted: CBC 238, Complete Metabolic Panel 238, Lipid Panel 238, PSA 175, Thyroid Function 238, Liver Function 238, Hemoglobin A1C 238, Anemia Panel 238, Vitamin B12/Folate 238
Number of Screening Tests: Blood Pressure 380, EKG 102, Eye exam 103, Dental exam 100
Opinions: “I just want to thank on behalf of all of us (Dallas County Commissioners Court) that all the volunteers, medical providers to make this county a healthy county. I am very honored to be here (BAPS Charities Health Fair, Dallas) with all the representatives of different part of Dallas County that care about a healthy workforce throughout the community,” Dr. Elba Garcia, Dallas County Commissioner, Dallas County, TX
“Every year, I am so impressed that the work goes on here (BAPS Charities Health Fair, Dallas) and those who come and volunteer here and able to do the education and also provide mode of access to necessary healthcare for people that might not have it,” Dr. Cerise Frederick P, MD, MPH, President & CEO Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX