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    West Hollywood Sheriffs to Host Free Health Fair Event with Cedars Sinai

    The West Hollywood Sheriff’s Department is joining Cedars Sinai Hospital for a free health fair event on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event will take place at the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station located at 780 North San Vicente Boulevard.

    Community members will receive free health screenings, resources, and education.

    The West Hollywood Sheriff’s Department Health Fair event will include information on the following topics:

    Blood Pressure – Access and Enrollment in Community Resources – MediCal & Medicare Assistance – Medication Management & Education with Pharmacists – Blood Sugar & Total Cholesterol – Injury Prevention & Emergency Preparedness – Stroke Education & Prevention – Management & Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation & Atrial Flutter –
    Caregiver Support Services – Alzheimer’s Association – Youth Athletic League – Mental Evaluation Team – Sheriff’s Department Bicycle Safety Program – Prostate Cancer Education.

    About the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station:

    The LASD West Hollywood Station provides law enforcement services for the City of West Hollywood and the unincorporated Universal CityWalk.

    In July, 1928, the Hollywood Sheriff’s Station opened at a double storefront at 1120 – 1122 N. Fairfax Ave. In addition to West Hollywood, this station serviced Westwood, Santa Monica, Sawtelle and other districts west of Ventura Boulevard and north to the Ventura county line. For several years, the California Highway Patrol shared space inside this station.

    In 1957, the West Hollywood Station moved to 720 N San Vicente Blvd., located between Santa Monica Blvd. and Melrose Ave. The new station had nearly three times the usable space as the former station, since it was specifically designed for law enforcement use. Given the rapid growth of the area, a larger station was soon necessary.

    In November 1980, a new station was built just north of the old station, located at the corner of San Vicente Blvd. and Santa Monica Blvd. The West Hollywood station has been praised as a model of community-based policing. The success of the West Hollywood station stems from deputies working together with the community and city officials.

    About Cedars Sinai:

    Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles community and beyond. With pioneering medical research achievements, education programs defining the future of healthcare, and wide-ranging community benefit activities, they are setting new standards for quality and innovation in patient care.

    It began in 1902 as a 12-bed hospital in the Angelino Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Today, Cedars-Sinai serves more than 1 million people each year in over 40 locations, with more than 4,500 physicians and nurses and 1,500 research projects in motion. What never changes is our commitment to be a blessing for those in need.

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