Fibroid Awareness

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Roots Community Health Center will increase community awareness through informational social media posts and a fact sheet that will be presented to all female patients. African American women suffer from a higher prevalence of fibroids. It is estimated that by the age of fifty 90% have fibroids. Members of the community are encouraged to join the conversation regarding symptoms, diagnosis …

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Roots South Bay Is Accepting New Patients

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Not only was June 17th a beautiful day in San Jose, it was a memorable one for our newly opened satellite location, Roots South Bay. Reverend Reginald Swilley of San Jose was determined to be the clinic’s very first patient with an appointment. He happily spoke on the necessity of a clinic just for us to be rooted in Santa Clara …

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The Sugar Freedom Project

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Do you know what role sugar plays in communities of color? Join Roots, East Oakland Building Health Communities and the Oakland Food Policy Council on the 29th of July from 10:30am-12:00pm to uplift the experiences and priorities of the most affected in the implementation of the soda tax.   Join Policymakers, residents, and frontline organizations concerned with #healthequity, food access …

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Tonight a Smoking Prevention Ordinance will be proposed at the Oakland City Council Meeting

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Tonight at 6:30 pm Vice Mayor Annie Campbell Washington and Council President Larry Reid will propose a smoking prevention ordinance. If adopted, it will prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products, require the posting of the full retail price of tobacco products, prohibit the redemption of tobacco discounts and coupons and lastly, make administrative changes for the licensure of tobacco …

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Save The Date: Back To School Health & Resource Fair

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It’s that time again, the kids are going back to school! Join Roots at our Pediatrics Clinic for free services and giveaways including school physicals, health screenings for the whole family, Medi-Cal /CalFresh and WIC Enrollment, back packs, school supplies, diapers and booster seats. Join us Saturday August 12th, 2017 from 10:00am – 3:00pm at Roots Pediatrics, located at 2700 …

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Save The Date: Neighborhood Day

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Save the Date of July 8th! Our 3rd annual Neighborhood Empowerment Day (#NED2017) will be held to celebrate, serve and unite our East Oakland community by offering free, empowering resources and services. The more we come together, the more power we have to make positive change- whether that’s at an individual level, within a family, or across our whole city! …

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