[Image description: A rectangular graphic with a white background and orange icons that represent health issues. Black text reads "Health Fair" and "February 17 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern." A rounded rectangle with purple-to-orange gradient text above reads "Instagram Live." White text below reads "Mental Health with Dr. Christine Haasz" and "Kutztown Community Library." Underneath are Instagram icons with the handles @bsclehighvalley and @kutztownlibrary. To the right is a white icon of a brain. Below are horizontal intersectional Pride stripes. The logos for Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, Kutztown Community Library, and Women's 5K Classic are in the upper right corner of the graphic.]
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center and Kutztown Community Library are partnering to present a special virtual health fair via Instagram Live on February 17 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 Dr. Christine Haasz, a licensed psychologist and co-owner of H&L Psychological Services in Allentown. This event will cover a range of mental health topics including creating brave spaces for LGBTQ+ youth and how quitting tobacco can improve mental health conditions.
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 last virtual health fair is listed below:
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
This award is supported by funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health under cooperative agreement number UG4LM013729 at the University of Iowa, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.
This project was funded in part through a grant from Women’s 5K Classic.
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