Health Notes

A 38-foot customized traveling education and health-screening clinic on wheels will be arriving in Seattle on Thursday, June 19 as part of the 2008 Walgreens Take Care Health Tour.
The clinic on wheels will be traveling the country on a 300-city nationwide tour providing six free health screenings valued at $115. Results are instant and visitors can take control of their health by spending as little as 20 minutes to get screened. The tour is on a mobile mission to deliver $35 million worth of free health care to America and provide one and a half million health screenings.
Each screening is held at a neighborhood Walgreens:
1-7 p.m., Thursday, June 19, 2400 S. Jackson St.
1-7 p.m., Friday, June 20, 4412 Rainier Ave., S.

1-7 p.m., Saturday, June 21, 14510 Aurora Ave., N.
1-7 p.m., Sunday June 22, 20725 Highway 99
1-7 p.m., Monday, June 23, 14352 Lake City Way N.E.

The Puget Sound Health Alliance today announced that it has hired Karen Onstad, an expert with more than 15 years experience in quality assessment, to serve as the Alliance's director of health information. She will join the regional coalition mid-June.
Onstad formerly helped develop performance measures for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in Washington, D.C.
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