Press release from UA College of Pharmacy:
Event: Health and Safety Fair
Free health exams and screenings, guest speakers, free complete medication review, raffle, more than 70 exhibitors, Spanish translators and health info.
Focuses on providing services to the Westside community and promoting a healthy lifestyle.
Date/time: March 5, 2011 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: El Rio Neighborhood Center, 1390 W. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ, 85745-2324 (west of I-10)
Primary sponsors: El Rio Neighborhood Center, Students of the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
UA College of Pharmacy Students Team Up with El Rio Neighborhood Center for Free Health Fair for Tucson Community
Tucson, AZ – A free Health and Safety Fair will be held Saturday, March 5, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the El Rio Neighborhood Center at 1390 W. Speedway Blvd.
This health fair focuses on reaching out to the underserved portion of the community by offering free exams and health screenings.
There will also be speakers talking about various illnesses and disease conditions. Pharmacists and pharmacy students will provide one-on-one medication reviews. To participate, bring to the event the prescription and over-the-counter medications you take regularly, or bring a medication list that includes complete dosage information.
There will be more than 70 exhibitors and a raffle. This event is free to the public. Spanish translators will be available.
Connie Kwong, APhA-ASP VP of Public Relation, UA College of Pharmacy
Mariela Vega, El Rio, Health and Safety Fair
Ginny Geib, Director of Communications, UA College of Pharmacy
Please spread the word to people who may want/need to attend this free fair.