El Paso First will be hosting a Back-to-School Health Fair and will also giveaway free backpacks to children this Saturday.

The Annual Back-to-School Health Fair will take place on Saturday, Aug. 1 in along with the University Medical Center of El Paso. This family event is free and open to the public and the first 500 children will receive a free school backpack. UMC will be offering Texas Health Steps check-ups and Well-Child check-ups for children with Medicaid or CHIP.

Attendees will also enjoy entertainment, with a special appearance by El Paso Chihuahuas Chico, and free health screenings. There will also be cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose, and vision screenings. More than 30 vendors will provide information and community resources.

  • El Paso First Back-to-School Health Fair
  • Saturday, Aug. 1
  • 8 a.m. –12 p.m.
  • 1485 George Dieter Dr.
  • El Paso, TX 79936