Carla Hass

(530) 621-4690

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – Members of the Somerset and surrounding area communities are invited to the free South County Health and Safety Fair to learn about saving lives and staying healthy. On Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pioneer Elementary School, 6860 Mt. Aukum Rd., Somerset. Healthcare and emergency response agencies are partnering and will host booths with giveaways and games for kids of all ages. Attendees will enjoy helicopter demonstrations, health screenings, CPR training and a free pancake breakfast from 9 – 11 a.m.

This event is organized by Pioneer Union School District, El Dorado County District II Supervisor Shiva Frentzen, Pioneer Volunteer Firefighters Association, El Dorado County Fire Safe Councils and El Dorado Community Health Centers. The event is generously sponsored by Farmers Insurance.

“We have such a wealth of resources in our County to assist residents in getting and staying healthy and living longer lives to enjoy our beautiful County,” said District II Supervisor Shiva Frentzen. “I’m pleased to be part of the amazing group of organizations that do so much to keep our communities safe that will be present for the Fair.”

“We appreciate these strong partnerships that are critical to helping our students and families to be healthy and safe,” said County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ed Manansala. “Thank you to the Pioneer Union School District team for hosting this event.”

Participants in the Fair include (but are not limited to):

  • American Red Cross
  • Blood Source
  • Blue Sky Day Band
  • Cal Fire
  • CHP
  • Diamond Springs Fire Station
  • Doterra Wellness Advocates
  • El Dorado Community Health Centers
  • El Dorado County Animal Services
  • El Dorado County District Attorney
  • El Dorado County EMS, Emergency Preparedness & Response
  • El Dorado County Health & Human Services
  • El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office
  • El Dorado County Parks and Recreation
  • El Dorado High School
  • Fire Safe Council, El Dorado County
  • Fire Safe Council, Grizzly Flats, Pollock Pines
  • Dental Van
  • Indian Diggings School
  • In-Reach
  • Insanity Exercise
  • Los Rios College
  • Marshall ENT & Hearing Center
  • Pioneer Fire Protection District
  • US Forest Service

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