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Senator Umberg announces free health services at upcoming health fair

Senator Thomas J. Umberg and the Ponderosa Community Resource Center announced a partnership with over a dozen organizations to provide free healthcare services and resources to residents at an upcoming community health fair. At this event, residents will be able to receive dental checkups, general health services, asthma screenings, COVID-19 vaccinations, healthcare information, and more – all at no cost.

“The past few years has taught us all a lesson on the importance of staying healthy. I am proud to be partnering with many of Orange County’s finest organizations to help residents re-focus on their general healthcare, free of cost,” said Senator Umberg.

“The residents of the City of Anaheim benefit from effective and thoughtful partnerships; this community health and resource event is a perfect example of exactly that” noted Joe Perez, Executive Director, of the Ponderosa Park Family Resource Center.

WHO: Office of Senator Thomas J. Umberg; Office of Congressman Lou Correa; Office of Assemblymember Tom Daly; Anaheim Councilmember Avelino Valencia, City of Anaheim; Anaheim Public Utilities; Albertsons; Boat People SOS; CalOptima; Central City Community Health Center; Children’s Hospital of Orange County; Community Action Partnership of Orange County; Fair Housing Council of Orange County; Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County; Hope Builders; Partners4Wellness; Peer Voices of Orange County; Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties; Ponderosa Community Resource Center, Red Cross Southern California Region; and The Priority Center.

WHAT: Community Health and Resources Fair

WHEN: Saturday July 9, 2022 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

WHERE: Ponderosa Park Family Resource Center – 320 E Orangewood Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802

REGISTER HERE: https://sd34.senate.ca.gov/free-health-services-community-health-fair-0

If people are interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, they are encouraged to register for an appointment with Albertsons by visiting the following link: https://kordinator.mhealthcoach.net/vcl/1654270477607.

Partners will be offering 1st & 2nd doses and 1st & 2nd boosters of Moderna & Pfizer for adults; children ages 5 – 11 will be able to receive 1st & 2nd doses and 1st booster of Pfizer. We ask all attendees to be sure to arrive at their appointment with a completed vaccine consent form (emailed with appointment confirmation), a copy of their insurance card, and their COVID vaccine card (if they have one). Flowflex Covid-19 take-home test kits will also be offered to participants with MediCal, Medicare, and Kaiser Insurance.ds

This article was released by the Office of Senator Thomas J. Umberg.