The homeless in downtown San Diego move along streets with their belongings.
The homeless in downtown San Diego move along streets with their belongings. Photo by Chris Stone

Whether it’s a toenail trim and a foot exam or a COVID-19 vaccine, Neighborhood Healthcare, a regional Federally Qualified Health Center in partnership with Interfaith Community Services, will hold Healthcare Day for the Homeless on Aug. 8.

The event on Sunday will take place from 8 a.m. to noon at the Interfaith Community Services’ Escondido location and is expected to draw more than 150 individuals.

The organizers will offer participants at no charge:

  • Shower facilities.
  • Haircut services.
  • Mobile laundry services.
  • A COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Foot exam and nail trimming.
  • Complementary toiletries, dental hygiene bags, T-shirts, socks, and shoes.
  • Shelter assistance.
  • Community resource assistance.

Interfaith Community Services campus is located at 550 W Washington Ave. in Escondido.

Visit www.interfaithservices.org for further information.



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