35th annual Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) free Health Fair

Sep 28, 2017

The public is invited to the 35th annual Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) free Health Fair on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott Hotel, 555 McMurray Road in Buellton. The SYVCH free health fair features these popular offerings:
 Free seasonal flu shots (first come, first vaccinated for those 18 and older and not pregnant)
 NEW this year - Free total cholesterol and glucose finger stick screenings available to first 150 attendees. No fasting required.
 Free osteoporosis screenings using ultrasound technology (first come, first tested; includes results print-out)
 Free blood pressure checks
 Meet SYVCH Auxiliary’s certified Pet Therapy dogs and their handlers
 Hands-only CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) demonstrations
Staff from Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital’s Trauma Services, with assistance from the SYVCH emergency room staff, will properly fit safety helmets for children and adults for only $10 cash per helmet (a $40-$70 value).
All ages are encouraged to discover more than 40 exhibitors and display booths, free information about SYVCH departments including Advanced Imaging, Nutrition, Surgical Services, Physicians Clinic, and other services offered at the hospital, located at 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang. Free refreshments are served throughout the Health Fair. Plus, attendees can register and be present to win prize drawings every half hour with a total of 35 gift bags, including one grand prize, offered to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this free community event.
The SYVCH Health Fair is staffed by hospital team members, volunteers from the hospital’s Auxiliary and the SYVCH Foundation Board of Directors; all coordinated and hosted by Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital The SYVCH Health Fair is staffed by hospital team members, volunteers from the hospital’s Auxiliary and the SYVCH Foundation Board of Directors; all coordinated and hosted by Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation. For more information on the 2017 Health Fair on October 7th, please visit www.cottagehealth.org/SYVHealthFair
About Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital
Founded in 1964, the not-for-profit Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) located at 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang, provides high quality outpatient surgical services, inpatient care, comprehensive imaging (including MRI, CT, digital mammography, ultrasound, X-ray), on-site laboratory, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, physicians specialty clinic and 24-hour emergency services to the community. SYVCH is part of not-for-profit Cottage Health, the leader in providing advanced medical care to the Central Coast region. Specialties include the Cottage Children’s Medical Center, Level 2 Trauma Center, Neuroscience Institute, Heart & Vascular Center, Center for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Hospital. The Cottage Health medical staff is comprised of more than 700 physicians, many with subspecialties typically found only at university medical centers. In 2015, the Cottage Health hospitals in Goleta, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley provided inpatient care for 19,000 people, treated 76,000 patients through their 24-hour emergency departments and helped deliver 2,200 newborns. For more information, call 805-688-6431 or visit www.cottagehealth.org/syvch

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