The Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition hosted a Back-to-School Health Fair on Saturday in the Career Center Gym at Warsaw Community High School.

A news release from NIHHC said 180 individuals attended and received nearly 1,000 free health screenings. In addition, 110 free backpacks stuffed with school supplies, donated by Managed Health Services and Anthem, were given to families with children.

During Saturday’s Health Fair, the NIHHC offered 16 types of health screenings. The National Kidney Foundation of Indiana provided kidney screenings, Walmart Vision Center offered vision screenings, MedStat provided bone density screenings, Goshen Health provided clinical breast exams and Masterson Chiropractic offered back screenings. All screenings were free and included a one-on-one explanation of what each result meant.

This event was organized thanks to DePuy Orthopaedics, Goshen Health, Grace College, Horizon Bank, Indiana Minority Health Coalition, K21 Health Foundation, the Law Office of Travis J. McConnell, MHS, Masterson Chiropractic and the Oaklawn Foundation. In-kind donations from Anthem, Cox Studio, Culver’s, El Comal, JB’s Furniture, Jimmy John’s, KCH Health and Wellness Center, MHS, Monteith Tire, Mud Love, Staples, Star Tire, Subway, Tire Barn and Walmart helped make the event a success, the release stated.

The NIHHC has been offering health services to the community since 2002. For more information, visit, or call 574-522-0966 or email at