Celebrate International Women’s Month with health fair at the Main Library

In honor of International Women’s Month in March, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is holding a Women’s Health Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Main Library, located at 800 Vine St. in downtown Cincinnati. This event is free and open to the public.

The Women’s Health Fair includes nearly a dozen partner organizations such as Women Helping Women, Planned Parenthood, Bethany House, Caracole, the Homeless Coalition and Hyde Park La Leche League. St. Elizabeth Edgewood is conducting mammography screenings; walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is preferred. To pre-register, call 859-655-7400. The hospital has funding for the uninsured, so all are welcome.  

The Women’s Health Fair also includes yoga classes, mental health professionals, and an AIDS/HIV testing van. PNC Bank is talking to women about money, budgeting, and investments. A geneticist is available to help women determine their risk of developing breast cancer. Planned Parenthood is offering sessions about reproductive health and birth control.

There also are family-friendly activities during the event. Both women and people who identify as female are invited to attend the health fair. Call 513-369-6900 or visit CincinnatiLibrary.org for more information.