On June 20th, UHC Community Information Specialist Mark Lozada attended a Hard Hat Celebration for a low-income housing development —Las Palmas de Sal Gonzales, Sr.— in Fresno. The late Sal Gonzales, Sr. was a Central Valley labor leader who advocated for underserved populations. Fresno County officials and local agency leaders spoke during the dedication program.


On June 11thand 12th, the Fresno Mexican Consulate hosted Consulado Sobre Ruedas (Consulate on Wheels) at the Parlier Health Center. More than 150 people received services, including applications for identifications, passports and legal consultations. Staff from Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative and Proteus Inc. also handed information about their services. Some visitors were UHC patients who learned about the event through UHC, while others who were not, learned about our services and programs from UHC staff.

On May 23rd, staff in Administration, as well as, in the Parlier Health Center participated in the nationwide effort Red Nose Day. The campaign aims to end child poverty by raising awareness and funds to help children in need. UHC staff gladly wore the red noses throughout the day to show their support.

On June 6th, UHC staff participated in the 2nd annual Kings County Children Services Transition Fair. The event at the Kings County Government Center in Hanford connected community members seeking resources, including healthcare, with local agencies. UHC staff from the Lemoore (Hanford-Armona) Health Center provided blood pressure screenings, as well as, information about UHC programs, services and locations.
“It was amazing seeing all these kids gaining as much information as they could to get ready for a transition,” said Xitlali Murillo, R.M.A.

On May 12th, more than 350 people attended the Orange Cove Car Show organized by the Orange Cove Chamber of Commerce, which featured a variety of classic cars, trucks and bicycles, as well as, many vendors. UHC staff provided information about UHC services, health education, as well as, blood pressure checks at this annual event.

On June 2nd, UHC staff provided information about our services during the Univision Health Fair at the Manchester Center in Fresno. For several years, UHC staff has assisted in the planning and execution of this annual healthcare event, which draws hundreds of people. UHC Enrollment Specialists provided enrollment information to more than 200 people who attended the 4-hour event. Raffles with great prizes, including movie tickets, and other giveaways were also held at the UHC booth.

On May 16th, the Parlier School-Based Health Center staff provided healthcare information, as well as, blood pressure and immunization checks to parents during Registration at Mathew J. Brletic Elementary School.

On May 16th, UHC staff attended the Grand Opening of Maya Cinemas in Delano. The event included speakers, music and dance performances. UHC staff provided information about programs and services available in the Earlimart Health Center.

On May 19th, UHC staff in Corcoran provided blood pressure screenings and enrollment information to more than 100 people during the SpringFest & AfterShock Car Show, which was attended by more than 200 people. The ICARE Bear posed for photographs and handed out sunglasses to children. UHC was among several organizations invited by the Corcoran Chamber of Commerce, which organized the annual event in downtown Corcoran.

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