Cover the Uninsured Week 2009 will launch in Michigan on March 23 with a special news conference and health expo for the uninsured at Cobo Center in Detroit. Michigan Department of Community Health Director Janet Olszewski, U.S. Congressman John Dingell (invited), and other leaders from the region are expected to attend the news conference which begins at 10:30 am.
The health expo will offer free and low-cost health screenings, dental plans/screenings, and HIV/AIDS and STD screenings.
MPCA is proud to be a sponsor of Cover the Uninsured Week 2009 in Michigan. Is your Health Center recognizing Cover the Uninsured Week? If so, please e-mail the details to Dana Hughes at email@example.com so we can share them in a future issue of the MPCA e-Update and News & Notes.
Also, take a second and visit the Cover the Uninsured Week website to post your events online for people across the state and country to see! You can also order FREE promotional materials like stickers, bookmarks and information cards in both Spanish and English.