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For Immediate Release: Media Alert
CALOPTIMA CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH COMMUNITY AT HEALTH AND WELLNESS EVENT
OC Supervisors and more than 70 organizations to participate at family-friendly event
WHAT: This year marks the 20th anniversary of CalOptima, an Orange County public agency and health plan that provides health insurance for more than 750,000 low- income children, adults, seniors and people living with disabilities. To celebrate, CalOptima is hosting a Health and Wellness Community Event as part of its continued commitment to providing access to quality health care through provider and local partnerships.
OPPORTUNITIES: Visuals include:
Community members receiving free preventive health services, including flu shots and health screenings for high blood pressure and cholesterol.
Children receiving dental and vision screenings.
Families enjoying the kids’ activity zone.
Live performances by senior hula and folklorico dancers.
A presentation honoring the 20th anniversary featuring local officials.
INTERVIEWS: Interviews are available with:
CalOptima CEO Michael Schrader, who can reflect on how the agency serves as a model for other publicly funded health plans across the state.
Orange County Supervisors and CalOptima Board Members Lisa Bartlett and Andrew Do, who can discuss the important role that CalOptima plays in the community.
Representatives from leading community-based organizations and provider groups, who can highlight their strong dedication to serving CalOptima’s membership, which includes 1 in 3 Orange County children.
WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 2015
10 a.m.–2 p.m.
WHERE: CalOptima Headquarters
505 City Parkway West
Orange, CA 92868