For Immediate Release
January 3, 2017; 8:45am
DPHSS Release No. 2017-020
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Fair at the Micronesia Mall
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) is pleased to announce that there
will be a “Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies" Health Fair on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Micronesia Mall Center Court from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The theme for this year’s fair is “Help Me Grow.”
Exhibitors from various private, public and government organizations will be showcasing their respective programs and services including the Department of Education Head Start Program, Guam CEDDERS, the Guam WIC Program, Project Karinu, and Project Bisita I' Familia.
This annual event is sponsored by the DPHSS Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program. The fair is held to promote healthy living and normal growth and development of children up to 18 years of age. Some of the table displays will include information on child and adolescent health, parenting skills, benefits of breastfeeding, nutrition, smoking cessation, and exercise.