Cchild care and complimentary refreshments will be provided. Continue reading
10th Annual Anaheim Free Health Fair Set for April 2-3
ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 9, 2016) Anaheim’s annual health fair will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year by offering free health screenings and services for family members of all ages. The free event will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday, April 2, and Sunday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Each year more than 150 doctors, health care professionals and community members volunteer their time to provide vital health screenings and services. Since 2007, more than 8,000 attendees have benefitted from the free event, helping to build healthier communities.
A partial list of services to be offered is listed below: Continue reading
The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District has bowed to massive public pressure and canceled their plans to spray chemicals on our homes for the remainder of the 2015 mosquito season.
The same thing happened last year. In both cases there was bad weather that contributed to the Vector Control District’s downfall. But this time public pressure accelerated very quickly.
3-day event will offer complete dental and vision services and general health screenings to thousands!
ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 17, 2015) Through dynamic partnerships with Remote Area Medical (RAM) California, GBS Linens, Inc. and Anekant Community Center, along with invaluable community sponsorship support, Anaheim’s Ninth Annual FREE Health Fair is expanding to three days this year, increasing the opportunity for those in need to receive complete dental and vision services and general health screenings. The FREE three-day event will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E, from Thursday, May 29, through Sunday, May 31, 2015.
“I am pleased to once again have the honor of chairing the Anaheim Health Fair,” said Anaheim Council Member Jordan Brandman. “Through the City’s collaborative efforts with our founding partners GBS Linens, Inc. and Anekant Community Center, and new presenting partner RAM California, this remarkable event will be offered for three consecutive days. If you are in need of health care services, please attend.” Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2014
Contact: Deanne Thompson, Orange County Health Care Agency, (714) 834 7649, email@example.com
(Santa Ana, CA) — Emergency planning is well underway in Orange County in response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
The risk of contracting Ebola in the United States and in Orange County is very low; there are currently no cases of Ebola in California and no suspect cases. County officials are reviewing communicable disease response plans and conducting drills to exercise those plans.
County officials have developed extensive preparedness procedures in coordination with other local, state and national partners, including the Orange County Health Care Agency, Orange County Sheriff’s Department and its Emergency Management Division, John Wayne Airport,the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Los Angeles County Public Health Lab, which is a CDC-designated site with the capability to test for Ebola. Continue reading
For Immediate Release: October 10, 2014
Contact: Nicole Stanfield firstname.lastname@example.org, 714-834-2178
Orange County Confirms Three Cases of Enterovirus D68
(Santa Ana) – The Orange County Health Care Agency has received confirmation from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that three patients in Orange County have tested positive for enterovirus D68. The three patients, all of them children, are unrelated and are not linked with any community outbreak of the illness.
There has been an increase in enterovirus D68 reported across the country over the last few months, resulting in enhanced surveillance locally. “Due to the heightened awareness and surveillance for enterovirus D68, it is not surprising to identify cases in Orange County’” said Dr. Eric Handler, Public Health Officer. Individual cases of enterovirus D68 have also been reported in communities throughout the state, including several counties in Southern California, but outbreaks of respiratory illness have not been reported in California. Continue reading