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In fall-themed health fair, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital arms locals for flu season

In fall-themed health fair, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital arms locals for flu season

On Saturday, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital armed residents for the upcoming cold and flu season by hosting a wellness fair that offered free exams, health screenings and flu shots with a side of seasonal fun.

The event drew some 300 community members and 125 volunteers, medical staff and vendors, organizers estimate. In four hours, more than 200 free flu shots were distributed.

YMCA of the Foothills offered free face painting, a ball pit and a tumbling course for kids. The facility’s new Dawson Mobile Garage — a STEM-focused van filled with engineering, robotics and hands-on projects — let participants take remote-controlled cars out for a spin.

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