World Kidney Day


Thursday, March 8, 2018

 
Join us for World Kidney Day!
 
Where: TBD

When: Thursday, March 8, 2018
What: World Kidney Day is celebrated worldwide, bringing together millions of people in over 150 countries and uniting them to produce a powerful voice for kidney health awareness. Join the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois as we mark World Kidney Day and kick off the 2018 KidneyMobile® screening season!

Join us on March 8 to take advantage of these free services:

  • Kidney and diabetes screening for all attendees. Tests include: blood pressure, blood sugar, hemoglobin A1c (3-month diabetes test), body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, urinalysis and a blood draw (if necessary).*
  • Simple manicures**
  • Basic men's haircuts**
  • Opportunity to talk about your results with a doctor or nurse.
  • Eye and hearing exams.
  • HIV/STD testing.
  • Flu vaccines and health information

* No appointment necessary; must be 18 years or older. 

**Must complete KidneyMobile screening to qualify.

Interested in volunteering at World Kidney Day? We utilize nursing, medical, PA, pharmacy students as volunteers for our KidneyMobile program. We will be especially in need of bi-lingual (Spanish) medical volunteers. Please contact Regina White at rwhite@nkfi.org if you are interested or have questions.

For questions please contact Megan Craig at (312) 321-1500 or mcraig@nkfi.org.

 

Date & Time

Thursday, March 8, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location

TBD

Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Kidney Day is made possible each year through many generous supporters and exhibitors. For more information on available opportunities, please contact Megan Craig at mcraig@nkfi.org or (312) 321-1500.


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