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The Santa Ynez Tribal Health Clinic will be hosting a free Health and Wellness Family Fair from noon to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20 in the Tribal Health Clinic’s parking lot on the Chumash Reservation located at 90 Via Juana Lane in Santa Ynez.

Local vendors at the Fair will include Cottage Hospital, the American Cancer Society, United Blood Services, which will be conducting a blood drive, TANF, and Covered California. EMTs from the Chumash Casino Resort will be on hand operating a body scan machine. There will also be food, giveaways, a face painter and a blender bike, in which participants can make their own smoothies by pedaling on the bicycle-operated blender.

The Santa Ynez Tribal Health Clinic is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). The staff specializes in the highest standards of quality health care through modern medicine and cultural tradition.

The clinic’s comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services are available to all members of the community, not only for Native Americans. The facility provides sliding fees based on income, low income programs, and accepts Medicare, Medi-Cal, and most major insurance plans.

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