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Health Fair scheduled for April 14

An IU Health Blackford Hospital Release

IU Health Blackford community health fair April 14.

HARTFORD CITY--Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital is organizing their annual Community Health Fair 8 am - 12 pm, Saturday, April 14 at Northside Elementary School in Hartford City. The YMCA is also offering several Healthy Kids Day activities.

Free blood glucose and cholesterol lipid profiles, blood pressure screenings and heart failure risk screening will be available, with free diabetes A1C screenings available to the first 40 participants. A blood test (glucose, lipid profile, blood count and chemistry profiles) and prostate screenings will each be available for $20.

The Blackford County YMCA will provide Silver Sneakers and Zumba demonstrations, Health Activities for children, and host the 1-mile kickoff walk for the Kidz Marathon at 11:30am. Fair events will also include DNA tests for children, more than 25 information booths, prizes and giveaways and an appearance by the IU Health LifeLine Critical Transport Helicopter.

Contact the IU Health Blackford Hospital Education Department at 765.331.2116 for more information.

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