34th Annual Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Free Health Fair
Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) will host its FREE 34th annual Health Fair on Saturday, October 1, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott Hotel, 555 McMurray Road in Buellton. The event features more than 40 health-related exhibitor booths, giveaways and refreshments as well as free information about SYVCH departments including Advanced Imaging, Nutrition, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and other services offered at the hospital located at 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang.
The event will feature; Free seasonal flu shots (first come, first vaccinated, pregnant women and children under age 18 ineligible), free blood pressure screenings, low-cost safety helmets for children and adults will be sold for only $10 ($40-$70 value), and properly fitted by Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital’s Trauma Services with the assistance of the SYVCH staff, and free osteoporosis screening using ultrasound technology (first come, first served). This screening is an accurate and safe method to assess your risk. Each osteoporosis participant will receive a computerized print out of the results that can be given to a doctor for follow-up and treatment if needed.
Prize drawings for 34 free gift bags will be held throughout the Health Fair in celebration of the 34th anniversary of this community event. All ages are welcome to attend this popular event.
The Health Fair is staffed by volunteers from SYVCH, the SYVCH Auxiliary and the SYVCH Foundation Board of Directors; all coordinated and hosted by the Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the hospital.