Health Fair – Wellness Fair National Resources List
Here you will find a list of national resources for health fairs – wellness fairs. Most,
if not all of these organizations offer free resources for health fairs – wellness fairs.
AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
601 E. Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20049
(202) 434-2277(202) 434-2277
National organization that advocates for rights of older adults; maintains a
strong network of local chapters; provides numerous educational materials,
publications, and program support.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Public Inquiries, Mgmt Analysis & Service Office
1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mail Stop E-72
Atlanta, GA 30333
(404) 639-3534(404) 639-3534 or (800) 311-3435(800) 311-3435
Government agency that provides information on a vast number of health
topics, including violent/abusive behavior, environmental health, unintentional
injuries, occupational safety, and other topics.
CDC National Prevention Information Network
P. O. Box 6003
Rockville, MD 20849-6003
(800) 458-5231(800) 458-5231
The CDC National Prevention Information Network provides timely,
accurate, and relevant information on HIV/AIDS to people working in
prevention, health care, research, and support services. If offers
comprehensive reference and referral services.
Food and Drug Administration
5600 Fishers Lane (HFE-88)
Rockville, MD 20857
(301) 443-3170(301) 443-3170 or (301) 827-4420(301) 827-4420
Agency that disseminates information regarding nutrition, food & drug safety.
Health Promotion Resource Center
Stanford Ctr. for Research in Disease Prevention
1000 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1885
(415) 723-0003; FAX (415) 498-7775
Distributes community-based print, video materials for lay public and
professionals involved in health promotion, stress management, youth
activities, injury prevention, and more. Also offers health risk appraisals and
Spanish language materials.
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
409 12th Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20024-2188
(202) 863-2458; FAX (202) 554-4346
Informal association of organizations with an interest in child and maternal
health; fosters efforts to educate pregnant women; provides general
information to health professionals and the general public.
National Cancer Institute
31 Center Drive MSC 2580
Building 31, Room 10A16
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580
(800) 4-CANCER or (800) 422-6237(800) 422-6237
The Cancer Information Services (CIS) is a nationwide network of 19
regional field offices supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that
provides accurate, up-to-date information on cancer to patients and their
families, health care professionals, and the general public. The CIS can
provide specific information in English and Spanish about particular types of
cancer, as well as information on how to obtain second opinions and the
availability of clinical trails. Each CIS office has access to the NCI treatment
database PDQ, which offers callers the most current state-of-the art treatment
and clinical trial information.
National Center for Health Statistics
6525 Belcrest Road, Room 1064
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 436-8500(301) 436-8500
The Center is the federal government’s principal vital and health statistics
agency. Provides reference, inquiry, and referral services. Produces series of
publications – some free of charge. Catalogs of electronic and printed
products are available.
National Coalition for Adult Immunizations
4733 Bethesda Avenue, Suite 750
Bethesda, MD 20814-5228
(301) 656-0003(301) 656-0003
The National Coalition for Adult Immunization, formed in 1988, is a network
of organizations dedicated to promoting adult immunization, primarily through
educational and motivational activities. The goal of NCAI is to raise
immunization levels in high-risk and other adult target groups by increasing
awareness of physicians, other healthcare providers, and the general public
about the need for and the benefits of immunization.
National Fire Protection Association
1 Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 770-3000(617) 770-3000
Objective is to reduce the burden of fire on the quality of life by advocating
scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, and education
for fire and related safety issues.
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
31 Center Drive, MSC2480
Bethesda, MD 20892-2480
(301) 496-4236(301) 496-4236
Organization that provides national leadership for national programs and
research related to the cause, prevention, and treatment of cardiovascular,
pulmonary, and blood diseases; disseminates numerous educational materials
for the public and health professionals.
National High Blood Pressure Education
NHLBI Information Center
P. O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
(301) 592-8573; FAX (301) 592-8563
Center that provides educational messages to the public concerning high
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
400 7th Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20590
(202) 366-4000(202) 366-4000
Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation that publishes
brochures, flyers, statistical reports, videotapes, and other information about
safety belts, car seats, pedestrian, bicycle and motorcycle safety, and drunk
and impaired driving.
National Injury Information Clearinghouse
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Washington, D.C. 20207-0001
(301) 504-0424(301) 504-0424
Clearinghouse that provides data relating to morbidity and mortality
associated with consumer products.
National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health
4676 Columbia Parkway, Mail Stop C-19
Cincinnati, OH 45226
(800) 356-4674(800) 356-4674
Organization that provides a number of services including health hazard
evaluations of worksites, fatal accident investigation, extramural grants,
databases, educational resources, and publications.
National Mental Health Association
1021 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2971
(703) 684-7722(703) 684-7722
The National Mental Health Association, through its national office and more
than 330 affiliates nationwide, is dedicated to improving the mental health of
all individuals and achieving victory over mental illnesses. NMHA
accomplishes its mission as a force of social change through advocacy,
prevention, public education, information, and referral.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
1150 17th Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 223-2226(202) 223-2226 or (800) 223-9994(800) 223-9994
Non-profit organization that provides direct support for research; sponsors a
national annual campaign; provides resource materials on osteoporosis for
health care professionals and the public.
National Safe Kids Campaign
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1000
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 662-0600(202) 662-0600
Program that provides information materials to help increase awareness of the
problem of childhood injury; designs programs to be implemented in
communities to create a safer environment for children.
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Clearinghouse
2070 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 450
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 821-8955(703) 821-8955, ext. 249
Clearinghouse that provides information and materials on SIDS, apnea, and
other related issues.
Washington Business Group on Health
777 North Capitol Street, NE, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 408-9320(202) 408-9320
Organization that provides information regarding current worksite health
promotion programs in American corporations, including bibliographies of low
cost and free materials; provides lists of vendors offering services.