Detroit provides free health screenings and classes for Public Health Week

A Week of Health and Wellness: Detroit’s Public Health Department Offers Free Screenings, Classes, and Events for All Ages

The Detroit Health Department is hosting a week-long event in honor of Public Health Week, offering free health screenings and classes to residents. This year, even more offerings are available, including screenings for HIV and syphilis, fitness classes, CPR training, Narcan training, mental health makeovers and massages, lead screenings and a men’s panel discussion called Cuts and Conversations.

The event features various locations throughout the city where attendees can participate in different activities. On Wednesday, there will be a senior health and wellness event at St. Pat’s Senior Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., followed by an iDecide Teen Open House at the Detroit Health Department from 5-7:30 p.m., both on Thursday there will be a health and wellness event at Patton Recreation Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., On Friday a Justice Walk will be held at 2875 W Grand Blvd., on Saturday events include Cuts and Conversations at Heilmann Recreation Center and Ford Resource Center from noon to 2 p.m., as well as Mental Health Makeover and Massages from noon to 2 p.m., Dads and Sons Basketball Challenge from 2:30-5 p.m., all located at 15491 Maddelein St..

For more information about the event or any other details contact the Detroit Health Department at (313)876-4000 or contact Dana Afana, the Detroit city hall reporter for the Free Press for further details on this article rewrite

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