All invited to attend the 9th annual Temecula Health and Community Resource Fair

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Valley News - Health

TEMECULA ─ The community is invited to the region’s largest Health and Community Resource Fair in southwest Riverside County Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon and receive the latest information on health-related resources and services around the Temecula Valley. The annual event is hosted at the Temecula Civic Center and Town Square, 41000 Main Street, in Temecula. Come for the health of it and enjoy live entertainment, health screenings and prize giveaways. Bring the entire family.

Many free or low-cost resources and services may be available through nonprofit organizations within the community? As part of the Health and Community Resource Fair, there will be a wide range of different nonprofit organizations from the region, exhibiting services from health and wellness to special needs to veteran and military services and many more.

Temecula’s ninth annual Health and Community Resource Fair will showcase over 100 vendors providing free health screenings, community resources, emergency preparedness, public safety awareness and nonprofit expo, spearheaded by the Temecula Community Services Commission.

“I am proud that the city of Temecula is having its ninth annual Health and Community Resource Fair which has continued to offer several resources and services that are available for all walks of life,” Mayor Mike Naggar said. “These are resources that are critical for our community and I hope everyone in the region will take advantage of the opportunity to attend.”

Temecula Valley Hospital will be joining the city in hosting the Health and Community Resource Fair for the fifth straight year. The award-winning Temecula Valley Hospital is a major, premier contributor again this year, providing advanced hospital technology, screenings, services and more.

Sponsors include Temecula Valley Hospital, Uni Care Home Health, Alignment Health Plan, Fallbrook Skilled Nursing, Arbor Hospice, Picasso Dental Care, Au Pair in America, Rancho Family Medical Group, Clear Captions and Wildomar Senior Leisure Community.

Over 100 agencies will provide information about available resources, including free health screenings, assessments and educational information; find available resources for children and families with special needs; emergency preparedness and safety awareness for all; free samples of products to improve overall health and wellness and great opportunity for networking and sharing resources.

The health fair is open to individuals of all ages and needs who would like information on health-related resources. Some of the free preventative health assessments and screenings include: ultrasound vein screening, nutrition for diabetes, blood pressure checks, glucose tests, grip strength tests, spinal scans, dental screenings, stroke screenings, balance assessments, visual acuity screenings, fall risk assessments, skin test screenings, peripheral arterial disease screenings, lipid panels, oral cancer screenings, BMI’s Spirometry lung capacity screenings, bone density screenings, speech evaluations and more.

For more information, contact the Temecula Community Services Department at (951) 694-6464.

Submitted by city of Temecula.