SBI-New York Provides Health Screening & Education with Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program

October 22, 2010

The Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program

Visiting a barbershop in New York on Saturday, October 30th, 2010 could mean more than getting a haircut. It might save your life. Sanford-Brown Institute – New York is partnering with the Back Barbershop Health Outreach Program (BBHOP), a unique, grassroots approach to health screening and education, to hold screenings at more than 30 barbershops in Harlem, Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx on Saturday, October 30th, from 11 a.m. to   4 p.m.

Sixty students from the Medical Assistant program at SBI – New York will be spread out among the various locations and will provide blood pressure screenings, glucose and diabetes testing, conduct health surveys and provide information on prostate screenings.

WHAT:
Health screening and education

WHO:
Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program
60 Sanford-Brown Institute – New York Medical Assisting Students

WHEN:
Saturday, October 30, 2010

TIME:
11AM – 4PM

WHERE:
More than 30 barbershops in Harlem, Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx
For a complete list of participating barber shops, please visit www.blackbarbershop.org.

 

 

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