Register Now for the Companeros en Salud Health Fair!

Register Now for the Companeros en Salud Health Fair!

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When was your last physical check-up? Don’t remember? Well, now is a great time to register for a free health screening!

Compañeros en Salud invites all adult women and men over the age of 18 to its free 13th Annual Health Festival from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at East Aurora High School, 500 Tomcat Lane, Entrance # 11. The festival is designed to promote healthy living habits and preventative care tips to help women, men and their families lead a healthier life.

The festival’s free services include cholesterol/blood glucose (blood sugar) screenings (12 hour fasting for cholesterol/blood glucose screening), blood pressure, height and weight evaluation, depression, dental hygiene and more. There will also be an opportunity for participants to learn about the health and social services in the area from over twenty five exhibitors.

Dr. Daniel Novella, Board Certified in Family Medicine and Certified in Plant-Based Nutrition with Rush-Copley Medical Group will be the keynote speaker. The presentation geared towards helping the community aspire to living a healthy and well balanced life will be offered in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation in English.

This free health event is held with the support of the Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board, City of Aurora, East Aurora School District 131, Presence Mercy Medical Center, Rush-Copley Medical Center, Waubonsee Community College, and the coalition’s member agencies and volunteers.

To register, please call 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539) or visit before April 6. For other questions, please call Rosalinda Saucedo at 630-892-4355 x 8448.

To learn more about Compañeros en Salud please visit

  • Feature Photo Cutline: Free blood pressure screening will be available at the 13th Annual Companeros en Salud Health Festival April 16.