Western University of Health Sciences will hold a free Community Health Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2011 at New Direction Community Church, 1100 E. Holt Ave., Pomona, Calif.

The fair will feature informational booths on the following topics: nutrition/exercise, asthma, cancer, poison prevention, pet care, heart information, emergency preparedness, mental health, free haircuts and prescription interaction advice. Bring all medications, vitamins, herbal remedies, etc. you are taking and get advice regarding possible interactions.

WesternU faculty and students will perform dental and vision screenings, structural exams (including treatment), foot exams, balance, strength and flexibility tests, blood sugar/diabetes and blood pressure screenings, body mass index calculations and more. The event also includes fun health activities for kids.

The health fair is sponsored by the WesternU Student Government Association and New Direction Community Church, Bishop Dr. Raymond E. Watts, Senior Pastor.

For more information call 909-469-5340 or e-mail SGA-Secretary@westernu.edu