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Health & Wellness Fair in Pittsburg Aimed at Men in East County


Tuesday, June 14, 2016



Archived. This is an older press release from 2016 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2017 items.


WHAT

The first East County Men's Health & Wellness Fair will offer free screenings, health education, promote re-entry work and link men from the area and their families to medical services. Attendees will be able to get shingles and pneumonia immunizations, Tdap booster shots, glucose testing, blood pressure checks, rapid onsite testing for HIV and hepatitis C, health education on substance abuse and addiction, prostate awareness, benefits of cardiovascular exercises, CPR education and even haircuts. The men's health fair is being held in conjunction with the 7th annual Juneteenth Celebration in Pittsburg.

WHEN:

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18

WHERE:

Pittsburg City Park, 17th & Railroad Avenue

WHO:

The health fair is being sponsored by Contra Costa Health Services in partnership with Souljahs, the American Heart Association, Walgreens and 1st Nor Cal Credit Union. Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation, Los Medanos Community Healthcare District and Supervisor Federal Glover provided funding support for the event.

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Contact
  • Melissa Bermudez, event chair,
    925-348-0301