Free Health Screenings and Flu Shots Available at Ventura College Marketplace
Area health care providers to offer health information and testing to attendees

Bone density screenings and flu vaccinations will be the focus of the free Health Fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 1 at the Ventura College Foundation’s weekend Marketplace, an outdoor shopping experience held on the Ventura College campus east parking lot at the corner of Telegraph and Day roads. Walgreens will be providing 200 flu shots to at-risk individuals.

Ventura County Health will conduct glucose, blood pressure and BMI screenings. Clinicas del Real will be available to test bone density, which can help identify signs of osteoporosis.

Information will be available in English and in Spanish on Cal Fresh/Food Share of Ventura County and MediCal, along with programs related to men’s and women’s health, domestic violence, senior services, mental wellness, cancer and employment. There will also be information on home health care, nonmedical care, and palliative and hospice care.

Additional participating agencies expected to attend include the Promotoras y Promotores Foundation, Gold Coast Health Plan, Walgreens, Center for Employment Training, County of Ventura Area Agency on Aging, Mexican Consulate of Oxnard, Mixteco Indigina Community Organizing Project, Pacific Preferred Insurance Agency, Sahaja Yoga Meditation and Ventura County Public Health.