UA College of Pharmacy Students Team Up with El Rio Neighborhood Center For Free Health Fair

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

EVENT:   El Rio Neighborhood Center Health and Safety Fair
Free health screenings, health information, raffle, goody bags, more than 50 exhibitors, Spanish translators and health vendor expo.

Focuses on providing free health screenings to the Tucson community and promoting a healthy lifestyle. 

DATE/TIME: Saturday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

LOCATION: El Rio Neighborhood Center, 1390 W. Speedway Blvd., Tucson

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SPONSORS:
  The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson Parks and Recreation, The Arizona Bilingual Newspaper and United Healthcare

A free Health and Safety Fair will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the El Rio Neighborhood Center at 1390 W. Speedway Blvd.

The health fair will focus on providing free health services and health information to members of the Tucson community by offering screenings for asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, hearing, vision and body fat.  The screening and information booths will be staffed by more than 50 student-pharmacists from the University of Arizona. There will be “goody bags” and raffle prizes. In addition, more than 50 exhibitors will provide health information.

This event is free and open to the public. Spanish translators will be available. For more information, please visit the El Rio Neighborhood Health and Safety Fair Website (http://www.pharmacy.arizona.edu/healthsafetyfair) or visit Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ElRioNeighborhoodCenterHealthAndSafetyFair).