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Heald College Modesto to Host Health and Resource Fair

Heald College Modesto to Host Health and Resource Fair

Fair will offer free comprehensive health screenings and consultations

Heald College Modesto, in partnership with Covered California, the American Red Cross and other community partners, will host a Health and Resource Fair that will address a variety of issues ranging from proper dental hygiene to stress reduction. The event will take place from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7 at 5260 Pirrone Ct., Salida, California 95368.

The event, which is open to the public, will also offer at no cost:

·       Free dental cleanings and basic treatments.

·       Free health screenings including checking vital signs, glucose and cholesterol levels, blood
pressure and body mass index screenings.

2014 Weekly Challenge #16: The SWIMSUIT Challenge

2014 Weekly Challenge #16:  The SWIMSUIT Challenge

Like it or not, swimsuit season is just around the corner. It will be time to peel off those layers, and show the world the excellent work you've been doing at Bootcamp :)  Here's a challenge to make the transition from sweaters to swimsuits even more enjoyable!

Your challenge: Set aside 5-10 minutes a day for a Swimsuit workout! Be sure to plan it in advance, and put it on your calendar.
 

Community Health & Disaster Education at Delta College on April 30, 9am - 1pm, Danner Hall

 Community Health & Disaster Education at Delta College on April 30, 9am - 1pm, Danner Hall

The Public Welcome

More Information:

Richard Meza

Delta College Health Sciences Division

rmeza@deltacollege.edu

209-954-545

Free Health Fair in Modesto on Saturday April 12

Free Health Fair in Modesto on Saturday April 12

Modesto-area residents invited to free community health fair on April 12 
 

“Neighbors in Health,” an annual free health fair hosted by Kaiser Permanente, Tzu Chi Foundation, and their community partners will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday April 12 at the Stanislaus County Ag Center in Modesto.

 

The health fair will offer free preventive health screenings and health education for adults and children, including:

 

  • Dental services (provided by Tzu Chi)
  • Blood pressure checks
  • BMI/body fat tests
  • Cholesterol-glucose screenings
  • Scheduling of mammogram appointments
  • Eyeglasses adjustments
  • School and sports physicals
  • Skin solar damage screenings
  • Vision screenings

 

2014 warm winter brings early mosquito season and West Nile Virus to the area

2014 warm winter brings early mosquito season and West Nile Virus to the area

The recent finding of a dead bird that tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) is an indication that the WNV season is starting earlier than usual in San Joaquin County. “It is time for everyone to take precautions against the dangers of West Nile Virus (WNV),” urges Dr. Alvaro Garza, San Joaquin County Public Health Officer.  
 
Warm and wet weather promotes the breeding of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes become infected with WNV when they feed on birds that harbor the virus. West Nile Virus is transmitted to humans and animals through the bite of a mosquito carrying the virus. No cases of human WNV illness have been reported in California to date. 
 

Memorial Medical Center to hold 2nd Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference

Memorial Medical Center to hold 2nd Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference

Memorial Medical Center is holding their second annual Cancer Survivorship Conference, a free event, on Saturday, March 29.

Created to celebrate survivors and caregivers in the community, the event includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and great company!  Topics will include: nutrition for healthy survivorship, clinical trials, and sexuality and cancer.  You won’t want to miss the keynote presentation on the value of humor when dealing with cancer.

Attendees may come for all or part of the conference, but registration is required.  Please contact Cancer Services at (209) 569-7789 to request a registration form.

Date/Time:  Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Location: CrossPoint Community Church, Family Life Pavilion, 1325 12th St, Modesto

Living Life Without Limits!

The services of United Cerebral Palsy can make a meaningful difference in a family's life. Programs and services help those with disabilities from Austism and Down Syndrome to speech and developmental delays. We hear about three children who have improved dramatically since finding UCP.