City of Oakland Hosts Inaugural Community Health Fair

Date Posted: May 23rd, 2023 @ 10:52 AM
Last Updated: May 23rd, 2023 @ 11:01 AM

On Saturday, June 3rd the City of Oakland will hold a first annual Community Health Fair featuring a range of family friendly activities aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of consuming sugar-sweetened beverages and highlighting the importance of healthy eating and drinking habits.

This year's event will be hosted by popular Oakland music performer, Mistah F.A.B.

WHO: Oakland residents and their families

WHEN: Saturday, June 3, 12pm – 4pm

WHERE: Verdese Carter Park, 9600 Sunnyside Street

Nearest BART: Coliseum; nearest AC Transit lines: 1T and 90

The event will also showcase the valuable work of the recipients of Reducing Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSB) Community Grants Program. The SSB Community Grant recipients will offer engaging activities, giveaways, and interactive experiences for the public to enjoy.

The Community Health Fair is an opportunity for community members to learn about the work these organizations are doing to combat the negative effects of SSBs and to take action to improve their own health.

The Community Health Fair is made possible thanks to Oakland's Measure HH Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax, which funds community programs aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles and reducing the risks of chronic diseases.

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