District Events


Sep 28


Flying Doctors/Los Medicos Voladores & C.V. Medical Volunteers Health Fair- September 28 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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The Flying Doctors, “Los Medicos Voladores,” along with C.V. Medical Volunteers are returning to the eastern Coachella Valley to help residents in great need of medical and dental care.  The annual Oasis Flying Doctors health fair and resource fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at Desert Mirage High School in Thermal, 86-150 66th Avenue.
 
Non- and under-insured residents are encouraged to come to this health fair and receive medical, dental, vision and other health services free of charge.  No appointment is needed, but services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
The Flying Doctors are medical volunteers from all over the United States who donate their services to areas of high medical need.  Twenty two years ago, they made their first visit to the Coachella Valley, an area where poverty and limited access to health services make the communities among the most underserved in the state.  Each year, the event has grown, with local doctors, dentists and resource agencies joining this humanitarian effort.
 
Care does not end at the health fair.  There is a comprehensive referral system for patients who need continued care.  Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, along with other community health care providers, will help residents have a continuum of health services.
 
For more information, contact Lucy Moreno, Community Engagement Program Manager at Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc., at 760-398-5229 or LuzM@cdsdp.org.

Oct 8


Free Flu Vaccination Clinic- October 8 9 a.m. to noon

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, October is the best time to receive your flu shot.

From 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, October 8, the Riverside University Health System -- Public Health is holding a free flu vaccination clinic at the Indio Senior Center in Indio, 45-700 Aladdin St.

Flu shots will be available for everyone three years and older.  This is provided free of charge.  No insurance is needed.

The influenza vaccine is provided by the California Department of Public Health and Riverside University Health System - Public Health.

For more information, call 951-358-7125.

Oct 19


Desert Hot Springs Area Community Clean-Up- October 19 8 a.m. to noon

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All residents within the unincorporated area of Riverside County near the City of Desert Hot Springs will have the opportunity to dispose of their bulky waste, including tires, for free on Saturday, October 19.

The unincorporated communities served by this clean-up include the Bubbling Wells neighborhood and B Bar H Ranch southeast of the city, Cholla Gardens, Mission Lakes Country Club, North Palm Springs and Windy Point.

The items will be accepted at RVSD Fire Station, 63-775 Dillon Road, North Palm Springs, CA  92258, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Acceptable bulky items include tires – up to nine per trip, furniture, large appliances, bundled tree limbs and branches, electronic waste and small appliances.

Hazardous materials will NOT be accepted, including batteries, pool chemicals, transmission and brake fluids, herbicides, fertilizers, gasoline, motor parts, fluorescent light bulbs, paint, antifreeze, engines, motor oil, tub and tile cleaners and bleach.

Up to 15 gallons, or 125 pounds, of the above household hazardous waste items can be taken for free to the Waste Resources Department’s permanent collection site in Palm Springs, 1100 Vella Rd. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, and at temporary sites throughout the year. More information is available at www.rcwaste.org or by calling 951-486-3200.

The Desert Hot Springs Area Community Clean-Up is hosted by the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources and Desert Valley Disposal, with the support of Supervisor V. Manuel Perez.

73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 222, Palm Desert, CA 92260 | Phone: 760-863-8211 • Fax: 760-863-8905