Grossmont Healthcare District is sponsor of East County’s largest free health fair

The Grossmont Healthcare District is among the sponsors for the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce’s “Health Fair Saturday,” the East County region’s largest annual free community-wide health fair, to be held from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, at Grossmont Center, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa, near the movie theaters at the mall.

Organizers expect more than 35 exhibit booths will feature health screenings for cholesterol, body mass index, blood pressure and blood glucose-diabetes, as well as the latest information on health-related techniques and products from for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Additional information will be available on senior housing, home care services, hospice care, home safety, fitness, health insurance, nutrition, medical supplies and volunteer opportunities. The San Diego Blood Bank will conduct a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. On a stage at the event will be demonstrations of yoga, karate and exercise routines.

Additional event sponsors include Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Grossmont Center, North Island Credit Union and KyXy-FM 96.5. For event information, contact the East County Chamber at (619) 440-6161, or visit East County Chanmber of Commerce.