Smart Health LA to Hold Launch Party in North Hollywood

Join the folks at North Hollywood’s Valley Community Healthcare for a launch party for Smart Health LA at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 26, 2017. There will be fun, food, presentations, and a whole lot more! There is no charge at the door but donations are always accepted.

“We’re going to have cocktails and a red carpet, the whole nine yards,” said Ian Shea, who runs Smart Health LA’s website and Facebook page.

Smart Health LA is a new coalition of healthcare professionals at Valley Community Healthcare in North Hollywood offering mental, physical and sexual health support and guidance to the LGBTQ and surrounding communities with the goal of improving overall health outcomes. “We specialize in HIV, AIDS and Hep-C treatment and testing,” Shea said, providing HIV testing and prevention education/training; community outreach, HIV/AIDS care and treatment, STD care and treatment linkage through FPACT, referrals and linked referrals to housing, food banks, mental and behavioral health professionals and support groups. In addition to full HIV/AIDS testing, education, outreach and HIV/AIDS medical care and treatment, Valley Community Healthcare offers a wide array of free and low-cost general medical care programs and health services to the low-income and uninsured men, women, and children of the San Fernando Valley and beyond. The Center has been caring for SFV’s LGBTQ community for more than forty-four years.

For more information on and/or to RSVP for the launch party, check out Smart Health LA’s Facebook page,

Smart Health LA, Valley Community Healthcare, 6801 Coldwater Canyon Ave, North Hollywood, California 91605; (818) 301-6390;

Reporting by Hank Trout