Come join us during Russian River Pride Weekend as we celebrate Russian River Health and Wellness Center’s history of care during the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Russian River Health and Wellness Center
16387 First Street
10 am – 4 pm: Health and Wellness Fair
10 am-4 pm Ayurveda Consultations
10 am-7 pm AIDS Memorial Quilt Display
10 am-7 pm Russian River HIV/AIDS StoryCorps Project
2 pm Qigong Class
5 pm Community of Care Panel Discussion
The Health and Wellness Fair will highlight West County Health Centers’ commitment to comprehensive care showcasing our various programs and services such as harm reduction, gender care, preventative care, integrated wellness services, primary, behavioral health and dental care, and support for all patients including those at risk and living with HIV/AIDS.
Attend free wellness classes and demonstrations such as Qigong, Ayurvedic demos, blood pressure screenings, harm reduction supplies, HIV testing and more!
The lower Russian River area has an incredible legacy of caring for one another in a courageous and transformative way. We are hoping to celebrate the legacy of caring for those with HIV/AIDs over the past 40 years. Please join us for the following:
Share your story and your experience by contributing to our Russian River HIV/AIDS StoryCorps Project. Set against the backdrop of several AIDS Memorial Quilt panels, come contribute your voice as we stitch together a narrative of our collaborative community of care.
Join us at 5 pm for a Community of Care event with leaders who were instrumental in serving and supporting those with HIV and AIDs. This is a time for us to share, remember, and celebrate courage, love, and loss.
Speakers to include:
Dr. Marshall Kubota, MD Regional Medical Director, Partnership HealthPlan of California
Betsy Van Dyke, Co-founder of Food for Thought
Cleve Jones, Co-founder of the AIDS Memorial Quilt
Jeanette Dillman, FNP, West County Health Centers, retired
Your support makes a huge difference in the lives of our patients here in our community. Your donations are used to provide medical, dental, and mental health care to the uninsured in our community including children, seniors, homeless people, low income families, and many others who are in need in our community. https://www.wchealth.org/help/donations/