El Paso Health will host a Back to School Luau Health Fair this Saturday, July 14, 2018, from 9:00am-2:00pm at its offices located at 1145 Westmoreland Drive.
“These hot summer days call for outdoor fun and we are excited to offer a tropical luau experience for families in our community,” said Frank Dominguez, President and CEO of El Paso Health. “School will be starting soon, so this event allows El Paso Health to give our guests a jump start on getting ready for with health screenings, new backpacks and pantry staples.”
The luau activities will include jumping balloons, a dunk tank, face painting and games for children along with plenty of family entertainment and music. Law enforcement vehicles, including a fire truck and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Show H2 Hummer, will be onsite.
The Latino Medical Student Association at Texas Tech will present a “Teddy Bear Clinic” and special appearances will be made by Moana, Maui, and the Little Mermaid.
The health fair will focus on health screenings for adults. 1,000 free backpacks will be given away, as well as 200 mobile food pantry bags (one per family). Families can also learn more about car seat safety during onsite demonstrations.
El Paso Health is a local, private, non-profit organization. It is a Texas-licensed health maintenance organization (HMO) established by the El Paso County Hospital District to enter into contract with the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for the purpose of improving access to medical care for STAR and CHIP members in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties.