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Back-To-School Health & Resource Fair

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  • Free all ages

Media Contact
Y’Lonn Burris, Policy & Public Affairs Manager
Roots Community Health Center
Office: 510-777-1177 Ext. 272
ylonn@rootsclinic.org

Media Advisory: Roots Community Health Center, Pediatrics Annual
Back-to-School Health & Resource Fair
What: Roots Community Health Center, Pediatrics Annual Back-to-School Health
& Resource Fair
When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Roots Community Health Center, 2700 International Blvd Oakland, CA 94601
Oakland, CA. – Get ready for Roots Community Health Center, Pediatrics Annual Back
To School Health & Resource Fair. Free community resources include: Health
screenings, dental health exams, enrollment in Medi-Cal, CalFresh, WIC, diaper and car
seat programs. The day will be filled with children’s wellness activities and fun:
Kickboxing, bounce house, face painting, temporary tattoos, coloring, chalk, bubbles,
and free food! In celebration of a new school year, Roots Community Health Center,
Pediatrics will be giving away backpacks, school supplies, books and produce. Hourly
raffles will include a Disneyland Vacation Package for four, car seats, bikes, gift cards
and more!
Quick Facts:
• Roots Health & Resource Fair is expecting over 300 local community members
to be in attendance. Roots Community Health Center was founded in East
Oakland in 2008 to address the growing need for accessible, culturally
appropriate, community-responsive, comprehensive health care for Oakland
residents, and has since grown into a multi-service, multi-site organization.
• Founded in 2008, Roots Community Health Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization dedicated to improving the status of health of California residents.
Roots implements its mission by providing high-quality, comprehensive and
culturally appropriate health care, by implementing direct service models to
increase access to care and thereby prevent the need for emergency services,
and by coordinating cross-agency liaisons to ensure a more efficient continuum
of care.
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Details
Times: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Cost: Free all ages
Venue
Roots Community Health Center: Pediatric Clinic
2700 International Blvd
Oakland, CA
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