Emergency Preparedness Fair

This free event will take place on Saturday, May 11, at Sassarini Elementary School, 652 Fifth St. W. from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Emergency Preparedness Fair will feature presentations from the American Red Cross, Sonoma Valley Fire and Rescue and the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office. In addition, there will be a variety of informational booths.

Participating agencies will provide a range of information from communication sources, health services, home and renters insurance, community resources, fire-safe landscaping, and financial literacy. There will also be a Fun Zone with engaging kid’s activities organized by The Club Maxwell Village, as well as an interactive healing art activity by Sonoma County artist Martin Zúñiga.

Sonoma Valley Fire and Rescue, and the Sonoma Sheriff’s Office will also have emergency vehicles and mobile units on display.

The event is bilingual and is free. There will be free food from La Escondida Food Truck and families will receive a free emergency kit while supplies last.

Participating agencies include, AAA Sonoma, Allstate, American Red Cross, the Sonoma Ecology Center, Exchange Bank, Farmers Insurance, KSVY, La Luz Center, Pets Lifeline, Redwood Credit Union, Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce, Sonoma County 211, Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, Sonoma County Human Services, Sonoma Valley Hospital, Sonoma Valley Fire and Rescue and Vintage House Senior Center.

For more information, call Sonoma Valley Community Health Center Outreach and Event Coordinator, Maricarmen Reyes at 707-939-6070, ext. 112, or email events@svchc.org

Sonoma Valley Community Health Fair

The Sonoma Valley Community Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2019  at Altimira Middle School 17805 Arnold Dr. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year’s organizing committee includes the Sonoma Valley Community Health Center in partnership with Dragones Latinxs, La Luz Center, Parent University, Sonoma Valley Hospital, 4Cs of Sonoma County, the Club at Maxwell, Valley of the Moon Lions Club and Vintage House.

This free event will provide health services and information to the community with an emphasis on the needs of underserved communities. Local and county organizations will participate and offer a wide range of resources and information to participants including health insurance enrollment, emergency preparedness kits, free flu shots, non-metabolic health screenings including body mass index, glucose, blood pressure and vision screenings.

An array of activities, including raffles and entertainment, a kids’ corner, a DJ, Ballet Folklorico Quetzalen, Ohtli Yolilitzli Aztec dance group and Vintage House Ukulele group. Refreshments will also be available.

For more information, contact the Community Health Center at 707-939-6070, ext. 112, or email at events@svchc.org