Sterling Bay held an outdoor Wellness on Wentworth health fair on Nov. 6. The health fair, which had approximately 200 participants, was held on 67th and Wentworth Avenue in Chicago. HIV testing was provided to 47 individuals and 93 people received drive-up and walk-up testing for Covid-19. Additionally, free facemasks, PPE, disposable baby diapers, and infant formula were given away. Other resources made available at the event included NARCAN education and flu vaccines.
Helping Sterling Bay in this initiative to keep the city’s vulnerable communities healthy, especially during this time of the Coronavirus pandemic, were the following sponsors: the Illinois Department of Public Health, Meridian Health, Walgreens, Black Girls Break Bread, Englewood Square, Illinois State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-Chicago 16th Dist.), Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer (2nd Dist.), Alderman Roderick T. Sawyer (6th Ward), Family Christian Health Center; and One Church, One Community, One Voice.