Come support Korean Community Health Services by participating in the 5th annual 5K walk. Partnering with the Korean Daily, KCHS will receive more funding if more people attend. This is a fun event with performances, lunch, a KCHS t-shirt, a
VHIO provided interpretation services at Regeneration Church. Over 300-400 people came so we deem it to be pretty successful. VHIO members helped out with registration and interpreted for screenings (blood pressure, BMI, eyes), flu shot immunization, and at the HealthPAC
We are pleased to announce that VHIO will be collaborating with Partners in D, a UCSF student-run project. They have outreach clinics where student pharmacists counsel patients on their medications assess the best drug combination and help them find the
As guest speaker Wendy Tseng discussed during our orientation, VHIO volunteers have the opportunity to participate in SRO-CHIP, the Single-Room Occupancy Community Health Initiative Project. Led by UCSF students, it aims to promote health and wellness is SF’s SRO residents
We are continuing to volunteer at monthly KCHS clinics. The BMI/BP clinic takes place at the recently established Oakland Senior Center. The Hep B vaccination clinic has been focusing on outreach to recruit more patients. It seems difficult for Koreans
Due to low patient turnout at Mt. Zion hep B clinics, VHIO volunteers will help UCSF volunteers with flyering. We are targeting the Richmond area, which is a bus-ride away from Mt. Zion. Please help with these community outreach efforts
Due to low patient flow, we are implementing new outreach efforts, including a Wong Fu video to target the younger population and contacting other hep B clinics in SF to set up collaborations. Please contact us if you can assist
The events page for February has been updated. There are quite a lot of VHIO events, including Workshop III, a social, and our first time volunteering at KCHS clinics.
We are planning to begin helping out at KCHS clinics in February. Sat Feb. 19th is the hepatitis B screening, and Sat Feb. 26th is the prostate cancer and breast cancer/mammogram screenings. We will have a training before then to
The Chinese Hospital has a screening on Sat. February 26th. An email will be sent out for details, but mark your calendars!