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Free Health Fairs, Screenings Start Wedneday at Arroyo Vista

Arroyo Vista Family Health Center will offer free health screenings during three separate health fairs taking place this week at its locations in Lincoln Heights, El Sereno and Highland Park.

The health fairs will kick off Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 10 am to 1pm at the Lincoln Heights Clinic, located at 2411 North Broadway, L.A. 90031.  Children and adults can receive free health screenings in a variety of areas, including height and weight, vision, dental, blood pressure, hearing, podiatry, or get a health review for the entire family. Health screenings are base on the availability of provider. For more information, call (323) 987-2000.

The fairs will also include health education exhibits, free healthy eating recipe goodie bag and information on how to enroll in insurance programs through Obama Care, and the Covered California Health Exchange.

Women, by appointment only, may be eligible for a free PAP Smear.

The fair will repeat Thursday, Oct. 24 at the El Sereno-Huntington Drive location: 4837 N.  Huntington Drive, LA 90032. Call (323) 225-0024 for more information.

On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Arroyo Vista Health Fair will take place in Highland Park: 6000 N.; Figueroa St., LA 90042. The clinic can be reached by calling (323) 254-5221.

All three fairs will be open from 10 am to 1pm.

For additional information about the health fairs or services and programs offered by Arroyo Vista Family Health Center, call Irene or Kristen at (323) 987-2000.