For Immediate Release
Sonoma County announces Health Resource Fair at Mitote Food Park in Santa Rosa
March 30, 2023
The County of Sonoma, in partnership with local health care providers and community organizations, is hosting a Health Resource Fair on Saturday April 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mitote Food Park at 655 Sebastopol Road in Santa Rosa.
The Health Resource Fair will provide support, information and resources concerning a variety of health and safety issues, including COVID-19, women's health, nutrition, diabetes, poison control, tobacco use and disaster preparedness. The fair is free to the public and visitors can receive services such as blood pressure and random glucose screening, acupuncture, and assistance signing up for Medi-Cal, MediCare and CalFresh. COVID-19 at-home tests will be distributed by the Sonoma County Department of Health Services, however no vaccine shots will be available.
“This event exemplifies the partnerships built with health care providers and community organizations that have provided invaluable support over the last three years,” said Sonoma County Health Officer Dr. Sundari Mase. “As we continue to strive for more equitable access to health care for the whole community, it is critical that we utilize the lessons learned during the pandemic and provide information and resources where they are most needed. We encourage the public to participate in this educational and interactive experience where people can access valuable health care resources and have some fun in the process.”
The family-friendly event includes activities for children, such as an appearance by the Easter Bunny, book borrowing from Sonoma County Library's BiblioBus, origami instruction and giveaways by event sponsors. Participating community partners include Santa Rosa Community Health, Mujeres Unidas, Jewish Community Free Clinic, Partnership HealthPlan of California, Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, Providence Health & Services, Aliados Health, WIC, AAPI Coalition of Sonoma County, Japanese American Citizens League, Regional Pacific Islander Taskforce, UCSF Community Engagement, United Way, Santa Rosa Fire Department, Center for Wellbeing, Community Child Care Council (4Cs), Roseland CBI, Social Advocates for Youth and more.
Dave Dulberg, Communications Specialist
575 Administration Drive, Suite 104A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403