LANCASTER – Free health-screenings, entertainment and activities for children are what attendees can expect at the inaugural “Expo De Salud” this Saturday.
Presented by High Desert Medical Group (HDMG) and Heritage Health Care, the expo will be held from 12 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at the Pioneer Event Center, located at 45000 Valley Central Way in Lancaster. This event, which is free and open to all ages, is billed as a special tribute to the health of the Hispanic communities in the Antelope Valley.
Expo De Salud will feature American-born Mexican actress and award-winning singer-songwriter Angélica María, according to organizers. María will be making her appearance at about 3 p.m., followed by an autograph signing.
María has appeared in more than 50 Mexican films, multiple Mexican TV Shows, theatre productions and a few Hollywood films. Her songs and albums have international fame. She has won titles such as Best First Actress, Comeback of the Year, Musical Excellence and Best Supporting Actress, in addition to many other awards and nominations.
Expo De Salud will also include a full afternoon of local entertainment, bingo, giveaways and health screenings, such as bone density, vision screening, video otoscopy, BMI, cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure and pulse ox.
Providers, pharmacists, medical professionals and more 50 vendors will be present to offer attendees information and resources for leading healthier, more energetic and productive lifestyles. Additionally, representatives will be available with health plan benefit options and enrollment information.
An event highlight will be HDMG’s presentation of its “Community Service Award” to NAC (Neighborhood Act Council) through SBCC Thrive L.A. NAC will be recognized during an award ceremony at 3:30 p.m.
For more information regarding Expo De Salud, contact High Desert Medical Group at (661) 951-3043 or (661) 951-3046.