1310 Southern Avenue, SE • Washington DC 20032 • (202) 574-6000 
Thursday, August 4, 2016

Back to School Health Fair Media Advisory


WHO:
  Thousands of students, parents and guardians are expected to attend a free “Back to School Health Fair” for children to receive immunizations and lead screenings while adults will be tested for high blood pressure, HIV, and diabetes.

WHAT:  The second annual Trusted Health Plan and United Medical Center Back to School Health Fair

WHEN:  Saturday, August 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: United Medical Center located at 1310 Southern Ave. S.E.

WHY:  Students attending D.C. Schools must be immunized to be able to attend classes during the 2016 – 2017 school year.  D.C. Public Schools has a “No Shot No School” policy.  There will be free food, games, and entertainment provided by Backyard Band, Be’la Donna, EU and world renown R&B songstress Angie Stone.


Contact:
David Thompson, UMC at – 202-574-6954 (office)
Kimberly Brooks, THP at – 202-821-1088 (office)
Co-Sponsors:     logo            TrustedHP