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Temecula Valley Hospital and Southwest Healthcare System to Host Annual Women’s Health Expo to Educate the Local Community on Women’s Health Awareness

Temecula Valley Hospital and Southwest Healthcare System, which includes Rancho Springs Medical Center and Inland Valley Medical Center, is hosting its annual educational community event, a Women’s Health Expo, on Thursday, February 27, 2020, from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm at Pechanga Resort and Casino.

The event will feature heart and brain health, nutrition and diabetes education for women. The event costs $10 to attend and lunch will be provided. Registration is required and can be completed at

This expo will provide education and resources to assist women in making lifestyle changes that can improve their health. Free screenings will be available for women to learn their numbers in terms of measurements that put them at risk. These screenings are available to ensure that every woman who attends knows her numbers. Blood pressure, Lipid Panel (Cholesterol, Triglycerides, etc.) and Glucose (Diabetes) screenings will be offered to attendees.

There will be informational booths providing education on nutrition and healthy eating, exercise, smoking cessation, stroke, heart disease, and stress management. Local businesses will be attending and offering healthy lifestyle options to attendees.

The lunch portion of the event will include physician speakers who will discuss risk factors, lifestyle changes, heart and brain health, nutrition, and diabetes education.

All women are encouraged to attend this informative event to receive education on their health, to empower themselves to make lifestyle changes that may help save their life. Every registration will be entered into a drawing to win a spa package for two at the Pechanga Spa. Seating is limited so please register soon!

About Temecula Valley Hospital – Temecula Valley Hospital brings advanced technology, innovative programs, patient-centered and family sensitive care to area residents. The hospital features 140 private patient rooms; emergency care featuring ER Reserve; advanced cardiac and stroke care; orthopedics; and general and surgical specialties. TVH is nationally recognized for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group, with a 2017 Top Hospital Award and patients’ consecutive ‘A’ Grades for Patient Safety in Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, and Fall 2016. The hospital also recently received Two 2019 Women’s Choice Award Achievements; One of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety and One of America’s Best Stroke Centers, Blue Distinction® Center Designation for Quality in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus with Target Stroke Elite Plus Quality Achievement Award and Mission: Lifeline Bronze Receiving Achievement Award, The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement, 5 Star Medicare Hospital Compare Rating, the American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI and Resuscitation Accreditation, the honor of the Inland Empire’s Top Workplaces 2017 and 2018, has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality Cardiac Care Facility for comprehensive heart and vascular treatment-including Cardiac Medical Intervention, Cardiac Rhythm Programs and Cardiac Surgery. For more information, please visit

About Inland Valley Medical Center – Southwest Healthcare System – Inland Valley, is the only hospital in the region to offer Level II Trauma Services, an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center, Total Joint Center with advanced certification from the Joint Commission for hip and knee surgery, as well core certification for shoulder surgery, and Spine Services Certified by The Joint Commission. Inland Valley is a nationally recognized center for weight-loss surgery by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program and was awarded the Blue Distinction for outstanding bariatric surgical services.

About Rancho Springs Medical Center – Southwest Healthcare System – Rancho Springs, awarded the Blue Distinction for Outstanding Maternity Care, features the largest Family Birth Center in the region, including a Rady Children’s Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The only hospital in SW Riverside County to offer pediatric ER Services from Rady Emergency Physicians for children 14 years and younger, Rancho Springs is also an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center, as well as the region’s first facility to perform virtually no-scar single-site procedures using the da Vinci © Robotic Surgical System.


Photo: Left to right, Jan Duran, Joan Sparkman, Debbie Herrera, and Annette LaRoque-Zepeda at a previous Women’s Health Expo event.