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EUREKA >> You are invited to a celebration for Spanish-speaking families in Humboldt County. “Celebrating our Health / Festejando Nuestra Salud,” a health fair for Spanish speakers, will take place Sunday, Oct. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. The event takes place at the Redwood Acres Fairground at 3750 Harris Street, in Eureka. Call 707-293-6992 for more information.

“Celebrating Our Health” is a chance for the whole family to have fun while getting important health information. The day will include:

• Free food from Rita’s

• Music from the band La Nueva Ilusi?n

• Children’s activities

• Free health screenings and flu vaccinations

• CalFresh Outreach and Enrollment assistance

• General health and resource information

• A free bike helmet and bike safety lesson for kids

• Raffle with great prizes

“Celebrating Our Health” is one of many activities planned for Binational Health Week. This year Binational Health Week is October 4-18. sBinational Health Week has become one of the largest efforts in the Americas to improve the health and well-being of underserved Latino population living in the United States and Canada.

“Celebrating Our Health” is made possible by support from: the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services, St. Joseph’s Health Care System, College of the Redwoods, Planned Parenthood Northern California, Rita’s Mexican Grill, Open Door Community Health Centers, Musical Group La Nueva Ilusi?n and LatinoNET.

The mission of LatinoNET is to improve the quality of life for Spanish-speaking families on the North Coast.

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