Date(s) - 28/01/2018 - 29/01/2018
Itasca, IL: – The Federation of Indian Associations Chicago (FIA) celebrated India’s 69 th Republic Day by holding a Community Event at the Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Itasca Illinois on Sunday, Jan 28 2018.
The event comprised of a blood Donation drive, a Health and Wellness Camp, Information on Medicare and Medicaid benefits, Information and advice on Taxation, College counselling, and Passport and Visa help. The event drew attracted more than one thousand people from the community who took advantage of the various services offered. The Blood Collection Drive was conducted by Heartland Blood Centers. The Health and Wellness Camp saw more than 25 doctors in attendance comprising of Dentist, Internal Medicine, Orthopedic, Optometric, Cardiologist, Chiropractors, Urologist, Physiotherapists and Podiatrist taking care of people, around 325 people had their blood and other vitals checked, and more than 55 had an on the spot EKG taken for their heart issues, while others went on to see other doctors with their general and specific health issues starting rom dental issues, general and specific health issues, orthopedic issues, heart issues not to forget muscle and joint issues.