April 22, 2014
Event Celebrates National Minority Health Month
(LAS CRUCES) The New Mexico Office of Border Health, in cooperation with New Mexico Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and the United States –Mexico Border Health Commission, will host Spring Into Good Health a Community Health and Resource Fair Friday, April 25 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Las Cruces Central Public Health Office, 1170 N. Solano Dr.
The free event brings together dozens of agencies and community resources to aid residents seeking self-improvement opportunities.
Services and information provided at the event include ways to stay active and healthy, cancer prevention, healthy aging, family strengthening, saving energy, cooking & nutrition, expanded Medicaid services, income support and employment assistance. Blood pressure checks and blood glucose testing will be available at no cost.
“We are committed and dedicated to serving the community and promoting the importance of living a healthy lifestyle,” said Freida Adams, New Mexico Office of Border Health Director. “It is our goal to improve not just New Mexican’s health outcomes but also their day-to-day lives.”
For more information on the Office of Border Health visit http://nmhealth.org/about/asd/ohe/obh/ . For more information about the Spring Into Good Health Community and Resource Fair call Brenda Alvarado, New Mexico Outreach Office Coordinator, at (575) 528-5146.