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Public Health to Launch Landmark Wellness Community in Pomona

Public Health to Launch Landmark Wellness Community in Pomona

Today February 12, officials from the County of Los Angeles, including Supervisor Hilda Solis, Barbara Ferrer, Ph.D., MPH, MEd, Director of Public Health, Michelle Gibson, Deputy Division Director for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, and Toni Navarro, Executive Director, Tri-City Mental Health Services, will celebrate the opening of the Pomona Wellness Community. The complex will offer opportunities for community members to participate in actions that promote health and well-being including physical fitness and nutrition classes, substance use referrals and overdose prevention training, violence prevention workshops, and stress reduction activities. All activities are FREE and open to the community.

 

WHEN:
PRESS CONFERENCE: Wednesday, February 12 at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Pomona Wellness Community
750 S. Park Ave. Pomona, CA 91766

WHO:

Hon. Hilda Solis, Los Angeles County Supervisor First District

 

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

 

Michelle Gibson, Deputy Division Director for Treatment Services, Substance Abuse Prevention and Control Program, Public Health

 

Noel Bazini-Barakat, RN, MSN, MPH, Regional Health Officer, Service Planning Area 3

 

Toni Navarro, Executive Director, Tri-City Mental Health Services

CONTACT: LA County Department of Public Health | (213) 240-8144 | media@ph.lacounty.gov

If you require additional accommodations, please call (213)240-8144.