Creating awareness and action for proactive health
Black & Minority Health Fair
IBE’s annual Summer Celebration provides the setting for the world’s most expansive health screening event targeting African Americans and minorities. The Black & Minority Health Fair is staged by the Indiana State Department of Health in IBE’s exhibition hall. Thousands of individuals, many of whom are elderly and/or indigent, have access to more than $2,000 in screenings and examinations at no cost. Demonstrations, presentations, an interactive stage and distribution of information are also features of this important highlight of every summer.
Rev Charles Williams Prostate Cancer Mobile Unit
The Reverend Charles Williams Prostate Cancer Mobile Unit provides men with both digital rectal examinations and PSA screenings. The unit is administered by the Marion County Health Department and travels the state. It is sought after by numerous organizations, churches and schools across the state. Thousands of men have benefitted from the testing.