VHIO helped the California Pacific Medical Center at their hepatitis B and C screening at the annual Asian Heritage Festival. The CPMC’s Hep B and C screening went really well. Over 90,000 people attended the festival, and approximately 50 people
There is an article featuring VHIO in the Korea Times. It talks about VHIO’s role in the monthly mammogram clinics at the Korean Community Health Services. Click here to view the article.
VHIO interpreters collaborated with Partners in D and Project Brown Bag for the first time on Saturday, November 12. The event was a success! We helped plenty of patients and the majority of these seniors does not speak English. The
New volunteers may find our Mt. Zion clinic flow powerpoint useful. Please look over it before your first clinic, and it may be helpful to look at it your first few times to familiarize yourself. Don’t hesistate to ask us
Last Saturday on October 15th was a busy day for VHIO. At the annual Chinatown Health Fair, VHIO volunteers helped with the Alzheimer’s screening by managing clinic flow, facilitating intake, administering a neurological exam, and interpreting during a consultation with
Help with SRO-CHIP’s next workshop, which will focus on educating community members for child education: Mon 10/10, 8pm ooVoo video conference Wed 10/12, 6:30 pm Child development workshop: rehearse before 10/22 workshop Location: UCSF Parnassus Sat 10/22, 9-12:30 am Actual
Mt. Zion had over 20 new patients today, and most of them are Korean. Since we told them about the Chinatown Public Health Center clinic as well, we may start bringing Korean interpreters there as well. We will also work
VHIO will be helping with interpretation for UCSF at the 7th Annual Sunset District Autumn Moon Festival on Saturday, September 3rd from 10AM-5PM. We are expecting a large turn-out of Chinese-speaking patients!
Wu Yee Hospital needs our help screening children for height and weight measuring, vision screening, nutrition education. Although they are expecting many Chinese-speaking patients, it is a good opportunity for all language groups to gain basic clinical health fair experience
VHIO is volunteering at several events in June, many of which are in new topics like colorectal cancer and diabetes. All event details have been added to the Events page.