Free Health Fair Extravaganza to Inspire and Prepare Children Starting the New School Year
Emeryville, Calif. (August 9, 2023) – Vituity Cares Foundation is proud to announce a back-to-school event for the greater Los Angeles community on Thursday, August 10, in partnership with the Magic Johnson Foundation. The event will take place at Magic Johnson Park, 905 E. El Segundo Boulevard, in Los Angeles, California.
This event is designed for grade-age and high school s students, who will be provided with essential support and resources as they gear up for the new school year. Starting at 11:30 am and running until 3:30 pm, a dedicated team of medical professionals will offer screenings, physical exams, tests, vaccinations, and other services required for kids to enroll back into school.
“We believe that health and education go hand-in-hand and are committed to creating a holistic environment for our youth,” says Imamu Tomlinson, MD, MBA, President of the Vituity Cares Foundation. “It’s critically important that we support young generations of our communities and give them the assistance they need to propel them into future success.”
In addition to the health fair, additional free resources such as backpacks, school supplies, haircuts, and other essential tools will be available to ensure every child is adequately prepared to excel in the upcoming school year. Food, beverages, and other refreshments will also be provided.
“The Magic Johnson Foundation is very excited to partner with the Vituity Cares Foundation to provide much-needed back-to-school services for youth in South Los Angeles,” said Shane Jenkins, Magic Johnson Enterprises Director of Community Relations. “The start of a new academic year is a pivotal time for students of all ages, and we know it’s important that they begin the school year confident, healthy, and well-prepared to excel in the classroom and beyond.”
This event is open to all with no registration or advance sign-up. A parent or guardian must be present to sign a waiver for children to participate in activities.
To learn more or to inquire how you could be involved in the Health Fair Extravaganza, please visit https://vituitycares.org/event/magic-johnson-foundation-health-fair/
Vituity Cares Foundation is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to foster future leaders in healthcare, build healthier communities, and bridge the healthcare divide. This is done through strategic partnerships where Vituity Cares can support in their areas of expertise alongside organizations that have historically and continue to commit to a healthier and more equitable healthcare system for everyone. All proceeds from this event will be used to support, sustain, and grow these partnerships and programs.
Learn more at www.vituitycares.org.
For nearly 50 years, Vituity has been a catalyst for positive change in healthcare. As a physician-led and -owned multispecialty partnership with a nationwide footprint, 5,000 Vituity clinicians working across nine acute care specialties care for more than 8.7 million patients annually.
Vituity’s acute focus and compassionate care are the driving forces that place us at the heart of better care. Our clinicians and practice management leaders develop front-line solutions for healthcare challenges that improve quality and have a direct, positive impact on millions of lives nationwide.
Our services span the entire acute care continuum, integrating emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, acute psychiatry, neurology, acute care surgery, telehealth, post-acute care, and outpatient medicine. Partnering with hospitals, health systems, clinics, payers, employers, and state and local government, our footprint continues to rapidly expand.
Learn more at vituity.com.
The Magic Johnson Foundation, founded by Earvin “Magic” Johnson in 1991, develops programs and supports community-based organizations that address the educational, health and social needs of ethnically diverse, urban communities.
The Foundation has had a significant impact toward changing the face of urban minority communities. Its programs and services are dedicated to having an affirmative effect on community revitalization.
Learn more at https://www.magicjohnson.com/foundation.