Virtual Health Fair: COVID-19

[Image description: A rectangular graphic with a white background and green icons that represent health issues. Black text reads "Health Fair" and "February 11 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern." A rounded rectangle with purple-to-orange gradient text above reads "Instagram Live." White text below reads "COVID-19 with Vicky Kistler" and "Parkland Community Library." Underneath are Instagram icons with the handles @bsclehighvalley and @parklandcommunitylibrary. To the right is a white icon of a surgical mask. Below are horizontal intersectional Pride stripes. The logos for Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, Parkland Community Library, and Women's 5K Classic are in the upper right corner of the graphic.]

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center and Parkland Community Library are partnering to present a special virtual health fair via Instagram Live on February 11 at 2 p.m. Eastern. Attendees can join by searching for the center's Instagram handle on the app: @BSCLehighValley.

The fair's keynote speaker is Allentown Health Bureau director Vicky Kistler. This event will cover topics including COVID-19, respiratory health, and preventative healthcare. 

This virtual fair will be saved on Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center's Instagram page shortly after it ends. Attendees are encouraged to answer a series of questions from the page's Instagram Stories that relate to the fair.

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center is partnering with public libraries and local health experts to deliver trusted information and resources on a variety of health topics through virtual health fairs. Information about the following virtual health fairs is listed below:

  • February 17 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern in partnership with Kutztown Community Library
    • Keynote speaker: Dr. Christine Haasz, Licensed Psychologist 
    • Primary health topics: mental health, brave spaces for LGBTQ+ youth, and quitting tobacco 
  • February 24 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern in partnership with Eastern Monroe Public Library
    • Keynote speaker: Owen Pudliner, Health Enrollment Coordinator at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
    • Primary health topics: health insurance, and routine & preventative health care including cancer screenings

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This project was funded in part through a grant from Women’s 5K Classic.

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February 11, 2022 at 2:00pm - 2:20pm
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