Health Fair 11 is a nonprofit organization (501(c)3) with a mission to provide health care education, materials for consumers, and free or low cost screenings to members of our community. The organization was incorporated in 1987 under the official name of Minnesota Health Fairs, Inc. “Health Fair 11” is used for most business purposes.
Health Fair 11 stages several projects each year. Recent Health Fair 11’s projects include:
Health Fair 11 in the “Q”mmunity
Free basic health screenings provided via a mobile screening unit
Health Fair 11 at the Fair
Traditional style health fair staged annually at the Minnesota State Fair
Flu Fighter Clinics
Public flu shot clinics held at various retail locations
Know Your Numbers
Monthly PSA campaigns, aired by KARE 11 TV, covering a variety of health topics
Health Fair 11 also administers KARE 11’s Buddy Check 11 breast health campaign. Additionally, Health Fair 11 coordinates blood drives hosted by KARE 11. Other campaigns have included diabetes screenings, cholesterol screenings, vision checks, fitness assessments, distracted driving awareness, and car seat inspection clinics.
Health Fair 11 is managed by the Executive Director. This person works closely with all Health Fair 11’s sponsors to develop and execute projects. A Board of Directors provides project input and administrative oversight.
Support for Health Fair 11 comes from KARE11 TV, and UCare.