Announcements

Free Family Health Festival slated for February 29
Activity will provide several health services at no charge

Media Release
For Immediate Release
www.washoecounty.us/health

Contact: Phil Ulibarri
pulibarri@washoecounty.us
775.328.2414 or 775.772.1659

RENO, Nev.  – Truckee Meadows Healthy Communities (TMHC) and several other local partners will host a Family Health Festival bringing free and low-cost services to those in need.  This festival, which is the third of its kind, will also feature a free Teen Health Clinic as part of the event. 

WHO: Catholic Charities, Community Health Alliance, Food Bank of Northern Nevada, Immunize Nevada, Reno Fire and Police Departments, Renown Health, REMSA, Saint Mary’s Medical Group, Washoe County Health District, WIC Nutritionist, and more

WHAT: The Family Health Festival is free to all participants and will include healthy cooking tips, Test Your Health Know-How, a book drive and a variety of free services.  Free services will include flu vaccinations, dental fluoride treatments, the Food Bank’s mobile pantry, health screenings for kids and adults, DACA & Immigration support, job application and resume help, SNAP assistance, and Head Start/affordable day care registration. The Family Health Festival is part of TMHC’s continued efforts to work with local organizations to improve community health by focusing on food access, employment, affordable housing, and healthcare access and education.  For more information, email info@immunizenevada.org, call 775-815-4121, or visit www.truckeemeadowshealthycommunities.com.

WHEN: Monday, February 29, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m; Teen Health Clinic:  2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Wooster High School, 1331 E. Plumb Lane, Reno, NV 89502

RTC Bus Route #9 Kietzke/Neil Rd.

To learn more about TMHC visit www.truckeemeadowshealthycommunities.com. Follow us on Facebook and share your Tweets via #tmhc2015.

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About Truckee Meadows Healthy Communities: TMHC is a collaborative of thought leaders and influencers who seek to make an impact on the health of their community. The collaborative seeks to build a model where all community members strive toward a culture of health in the Truckee Meadows. This model will include the intersection of the health, education and community development sectors in our region. Developing a culture of health in the Truckee Meadows will take action from many facets in the community and we seek to build partnerships that will help us reach this goal.

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