COMMUNITY

Improving the health and wellness of the communities we serve

The healthcare District's mission is to improve the health and wellness of residents through collaborative, community partnerships; improved access to healthcare services; and innovative, strategic initiatives.

We partner with the Town of Yucca Valley to bring residents a fair in spring, and with the City of Twentynine Palms to bring residents a fair in the fall.

We have provided the following resources related to this event: Health Fair flyer


HEALTH-INFO LECTURES

  • 10:00-10:30a Introduction to Mental Health, Pacific Clinics
  • 10:40-11:10a Healthy Eating on a Budget, Mary Ann Kelly, RD
  • 11:20-11:50p CPR Demonstration, Kathy Alkire, RN, BSN
  • 12:40- 1:10p Drug & Alcohol Prevention, Reach Out Yucca Valley
  • 1:20 - 1:50p Bullying, Pacific Clinics

KIDS' ZONE ACTIVITIES

  • Bounce House
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Tug of War Competitions
  • Ping Pong Competitions
  • Basketball Hoop Game
  • Sack Races

OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • Zumba Dance Demonstration, 2:00 - 12:30p
  • Photo-Op: selfies with a message to mom or friends
  • Tai-chi demonstration

COMMUNITY HEALTH & RESOURCE FAIR

Saturday, May 12 | Yucca Valley Community Center

The healthcare District and Town of Yucca Valley have partnered to bring Morongo Basin residents this Community Health and Resource Fair. Join us for a day of health!


Get FREE health screenings, access local and regional resources, give blood, attend a 30-minute health-info lecture that may interest you, enjoy a FREE lunch, and participate in activities like Zumba dancing. The Kids' Zone has kid-sized activities (see list of activities on this page). And, Z107fm local radio will be on site for live broadcast.


The Yucca Valley Community Center is located at: 57090 Twentynine Palms Hwy. Turn at the traffic light onto Dumosa and follow the road to expansive parking.


Listed below are vendors who have confirmed they will be participating in this event. This list will be updated weekly (last updated 4/9/18).

  • 62 Spot Alkaline Water
  • Active Transportatiion Plan, bicycle / pedestrian education
  • Adult Literacy of Morongo Basin, info on adult literacy / free books for children
  • Aging and Adult Services, service information for aging adults
  • American Cancer Society, cancer prevention, HPV vaccine information and more
  • American Heart Association, heart health
  • California Highway Patrol, information, CHIP character
  • Crisis Walk-In Center, Intervention services
  • Desert AIDS Project
  • Desert Birth & Wellness, Improving birth and post partum outcomes
  • District Attorney's Officevictims' services
  • Elite Cosmotology School, men's hair cuts and face painting
  • First 5 Institute, resources for ages 0-5
  • Gilead Sciences, health testing
  • Headstart Pre-School, free pre-school services to qualifying families
  • Helping Hands Kinship, resources and support for caregtivers raising relative children
  • Hi-Desert Medical Center, services and physicians available
  • Hi-Desert Pregnancy Center, free services for pregnant women such as classes and baby items
  • IEHP, benefit information
  • Inland Empire 211 Services, information and resources
  • Joshua Tree National Park Service, "Take A Hike" wellness program
  • LIFESTREAM, blood drive: click link to sign-up and donate
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman, information regardng Ombudsman services
  • Lutheran Social Services, mental health services for children
  • Mil-Tree, active military and community
  • Miriam Turner Products, reflexology
  • Morongo Basin Community Health Center, affordable health and dental care
  • MBTA: Morongo Basin Transit Authority, information about community transportation
  • Morongo Unifed School District, children's hearing and vision screenings
  • Pacific Clinic / Military Family Services, counseling and resources
  • Reach Out Morongo Basin, senior assistance
  • Reach Out Yucca Valley, teen drug and alcohol prevention
  • San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept, safety booth
  • Santa Fe Social Club, mental health services / social club environment
  • Southern California Edison, programs and services of SCE
  • The Oily Sister, essential oils display
  • TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weight support group
  • Unity Home, domestic violence protection / education
  • Valley Star One Stop Tay, teen resources
  • Zumba Dance, demonstration