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Free SLV Community Health Fair
February 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Santa Cruz Community Health (SCCH) will be hosting a Health Fair at Highlands Park Senior & Community Center at 8500 Highway 9, Ben Lomond on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Throughout the Health Fair, SCCH will offer Medi Cal enrollment services, free COVID-19 test kits, as well as activities and programs on health and well-being that are open to everyone. Presentations and activities are designed to address both physical and emotional needs of our community. Some of the presentations include:
· The Power of A.W.E.: Overcome Burnout & Anxiety, Ease Chronic Pain, Find Clarity & Purpose—In Less Than 1 Minute Per Day, by local author and SCCH doctor Michael Amster, MD
· Evidence-based lifestyle medicine with a practical approach to enhancing longevity with Dr. Steven Leib
· Open question and answer session with Mila Shank, SCCH Chief of Behavioral Health: anxiety, depression, trauma
· Open question and answer session with Casey KirkHart, MD, SCCH Chief Medical Officer: COVID, flu, wellness, prevention
Community partners will also participate in the Health Fair. COVID-19 and seasonal flu vaccinations will be available between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. without an appointment.
The Health Fair will introduce the San Lorenzo Valley community to the wide variety of services that are available through SCCH, which opened a clinic in Ben Lomond in January 2022. The Santa Cruz Mountain Health Center serves patients who live in the SLV area and beyond.
SCCH’s Santa Cruz Mountain Health Center is in the historic Wee Kirk Church at the corner of Central and Main just down the street from the Ben Lomond post office. Patients can call now to schedule appointments at 831-427-3500.