Amigos grocery stores to host health fair with free screenings & health information

  • LUBBOCK, Texas — Amigos grocery stores across the region will host health fairs for guests on Saturday, August 5, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    With fall and a new school year right around the corner, Amigos locations want to help their communities get off on the right foot with a free health fair for guests. The health fair will offer free screenings including A1C tests, approximately a $30 value, as well as blood pressure checks. Back-to-school immunizations will also be offered with options for both insured and uninsured guests.

    In addition to the health screenings and immunizations, the health and wellness team can show guests how to make healthier choices.  They will be providing shopping guides geared towards diabetes plus tips to help meet other lifestyle dietary goals.

    On top of that, each location will host different community partners to provide information about the health services they provide the community.

    The following locations will be holding a Health Fair:

    • Amigos – Lubbock – 112 N. University
    • Amigos – Plainview – 2403 N. Columbia Ave.
    • Amigos – Hereford – 520 N. 25 Mile Ave.
    • Amigos – Amarillo – 3300 I-40 East

Media Contacts:

Joey Marcades                                                                               Abie Rampy

Communications Manager                                                              Director of Public Relations

C: 806.281.8078                                                                                C: 806.438.1194

jmarcades@unitedtexas.com                                                          abie.rampy@unitedtexas.com

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About The United Family®

In its 107th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a Texas-based grocery chain with stores in 54 communities in Texas and New Mexico. A self-distributing company with headquarters and distribution centers in Lubbock, The United Family currently operates 98 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor Distributing, Praters, United Food and Beverage Services and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertsons Companies Inc. For more information, please visit www.theunitedfamily.com.

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