Free Health Screenings – Aug. 8

In celebration of National Health Center Week, August 5-11, Venice Family Clinic will host a free community resource fair on Wednesday, August 8th from 10am to 2pm at the Irma Colen Family Center in Culver City.

Venice Family Clinic is a federally-qualified health center (FQHC) that provides accessible, quality health care to people in need on the Westside of Los Angeles. From a small storefront operation established in 1970 by Founder Phillip Rossman, M.D., and Co-Founder Mayer B. Davidson, M.D., Venice Family Clinic now serves over 25,000 patients each year at eight sites in Venice, Santa Monica, Mar Vista, Inglewood and Culver City. Named in honor of longtime Venice Family Clinic supporter Irma Colen, Venice Family Clinic’s Irma Colen Health Center emphasizes the needs of women and children through services including primary care, dental care, mental health services and public health insurance enrollment.

The community resource fair will present information on Venice Family Clinic health care and dental services and will feature representatives from local community groups, government agencies and other non-profit organizations. Venice Family Clinic volunteers will offer free blood pressure screenings, nutritional information and body mass index (BMI) testing. Breastfeeding education, kid-friendly activities, prizes and information from community organizations will also be available.

What: Venice Family Clinic hosts a community resource fair featuring health care screenings, dental and nutritional information; breastfeeding education; family-friendly activities, prizes and more.

Who: Venice Family Clinic staff and volunteers

Children First Program

Connections for Children

FAME Assistance Corporation

Farmers Insurance

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Mar Vista Family Center

UCLA Latino Student Health Project

Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services

WIC Program

When: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

10 am – 2 pm

Where: Irma Colen Family Health Center

4700 Inglewood Blvd.

Suite 102

Culver City, CA 90230

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