River People Health Center offers a variety of health fairs and community events throughout the year. Join us for a fun and healthy experience for you and your family.

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EVENT

Thriving with Diabetes – Super Saturday Edition
Join us for a day of learning at the River People Health Center!
During these very special Saturday classes, participants get to have hands-on experience making a healthy lunch! Kat and Derek will lead a cooking class during the lunch break.

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  WHEN
Saturday, June 8, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE
River People Health Center – Teaching Kitchen
10901 E. McDowell Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ, 85256

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Please call 480-362-3355 to register and save your seat.

EVENT

Exploring Goals of Care Conference
Join us for an exciting day of meaningful continuing education designed for healthcare providers seeking to explore and improve goals of care conversations with Native American patients and families.

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  WHEN
Saturday, June 29, 2024 | 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WHERE
Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River
5201 N. Pima Road,
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

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Podcasts

Health Beats is a new podcast focusing on the health and wellness journey of Native American people.

  1. Health Beats: 5 Determinants of Health Series, Episode 1 – Joe Remitera | The first series will focus on the five determinants of health. Joe Remitera, the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community Health Human Services Director, will be introducing us to the five determinants and their impact on an individual’s health journey.
  2. Health Beats: 5 Determinants of Health Series, Episode 2 – Dr. Nancy Mangieri | This is second episode of the series. Dr. Nancy Mangieri, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Health and Human Services Chief Public Health Officer, will be discussing prevention and the importance of environment.
  3. Health Beats: 5 Determinants of Health Series, Episode 3 – John Godfrey | This is third episode of the series, John Godfrey, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Health and Human Services Chief Behavioral Health Officer, will be discussing the importance of mental health.
  4. Health Beats: 5 Determinants of Health Series, Episode 4 – Christi Andrews | This is fourth episode of the series, Christi Andrews, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Health Assistant CDD Director, will be discussing the importance of housing and overall well-being.
  5. Health Beats: 5 Determinants of Health Series, Episode 5 – Dr. Kody Smith | This is fifth episode of the series, Dr. Kody Smith, the Acting Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Chief Medical Officer, will be discussing the importance of medicine and availability of care as one of the five determinants of health.

Podcast Series: Feeding Your Baby the Best – Starting from Birth Day

This podcast series will reveal wisdom from experts and those experienced to share with mothers to support their success in feeding their baby the best from birth to age one.

  1. Season 1/Episode 1 – First, Let’s Celebrate! | Did you know the month of August is VERY special for mothers? Here’s why …
  2. Season 1/Episode 2 – Getting Ready for the “Birth Day” | Getting ready to feed your baby the best at birth needs preparation. Here’s how …
  3. Season 1/Episode 3 – First Month of Being a New Mother | The baby is born! Now what? Tune in to hear what mothers have said and what to do …
  1. Health Beats: Episode 6 Note One More with Dr. Nate Velez kicks off the Not One More Series of Podcasts: Dr. Nate Velez introduces the Journey to Recovery program within the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community