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Health in Brief: Yavapai Regional's annual Celebrate Life Health Expo is March 3

The event will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3 at the Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 N. Main Street, Prescott Valley.

As in years past, YRMC will have “neighborhoods” located around the event. This year, the neighborhoods will include Kids and Families, Older Adults, Heart Health, Nutrition, Fitness, Healthy Living and Wellness, Community Resources and more.

Local organizations seeking volunteers will also be at the Expo, and Yavapai Food Partners and Prescott Area Shelter Services will be accepting food and household donations. Those who wish to donate can bring some of the following healthy, non-perishable food, household and personal itemitems to the Expo:

Beans: black, pinto, kidney and/or garbanzo

Nut Butters: peanut, almond, cashew (regular, small, individual sizes)

Fruit: 100% canned fruit, unsweetened fruit sauces, dried fruit (such as raisins, apricots, cranberries, cherries)

Vegetables: canned vegetables, low sodium, no salt, boxed or flaked potatoes, no additives

Soups: stews, canned or boxed pasta, pasta sauces

Pasta: whole grain, brown or wild rice

Cereal (cold and hot): whole grain, low sugar

Milks: shelf stable milk or rice milk, nut milks

Canned meat: tuna, chicken and/or salmon

Disinfecting wipes and cleaning supplies

Paper towels and toilet paper

Dish detergent

13-gallon trash bags

Storage bags in quart and gallon sizes.