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Pendergast, Maricopa Integrated Health System offer free health fair


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The Pendergast School District and Maricopa Integrated Health Systems are teaming up for a FREE Community Heath and Resource Fair on July 23, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Pendergast Community Center at 10550 West Mariposa Street in Phoenix. (The nearest cross streets are 105th Avenue and Camelback).

The event will feature a day of FREE medical Screenings including:

Blood Pressure checks, FREE school required immunizations (for children uninsured and underinsured), cholesterol checks, visual dental checks and more.

Also FREE community resources will include Goodwill of Central Arizona, Pendergast School District information and registration, AHCCS Enrollments, WIC, First Things First and many additional services.

Pendergast, Maricopa Integrated Health System offer free health fair pendergast4-300x157The first 500 school aged students will receive a FREE backpack filled with school supplies.

In addition, there will be face painting, music, family activities, clowns and a special appearance by BIG RED, the Arizona Cardinals mascot.
The FREE event is sponsored by the Pendergast School District, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix Fire Department, Health Net Access, Maricopa County, Vacunas Para Ninos and others.

Pendergast Superintendent Dr. Lily Matos DeBlieux shares, “We are so proud to sponsor this amazing event and thank all of the sponsors who are working with us to provide free resources and health information to our community. We welcome all of you to Pendergast District and would love the opportunity to serve you in any way. MIHS has been a wonderful partner and has offered services to our community in order to focus on health and wellness. We are very grateful for their support.”

Venus Ramirez, MIHS Community Specialist and event Co-Chair, said: “I’m excited for this premier event to bring the necessary resources to our community. Our partners have been truly giving in their sponsorships of backpacks, school supplies and opportunities for families that have enabled us to sponsor this free community event. We hope to make this an annual affair.”

For further information visit www.mihs.org, the Pendergast website at www.pesd92.org or call 602-344-1841 or 623-7722319.