YAKIMA, Wash.-- Yakima
Valley Memorial Hospital and Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic partnered with Fiesta
Foods of Yakima to provide health care resources, medical screenings and other
health care information to the public.
is the sixth year this event has been going on, and event organizers said this
event is helpful because many people in the valley do not have the medical
resources they need.
in Yakima Valley almost 50% of the community are Latinos and a lot of Latinos have
a lack of medical providers and lack of medical insurance," said community and
outreach coordinator, Lily Gonzalez.
the event had many resources to help educate people about health issues.
Organizers said this event helps people connect with medical
professionals to get on the right track and start living a healthier lifestyle.