FVH to hold ‘Well Aware’ Community Health Fair

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

LE MARS — Floyd Valley Healthcare will sponsor the “WELL AWARE” Community Health Fair from 2-5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11.

The Health Fair will be held at the Le Mars Convention Center — upper level. The fair is free for participants.

The public is invited to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about health-related services available within the Le Mars community and surrounding area. There will be over 50 exhibitors, according to Kari Daale, health and wellness coordinator, Floyd Valley Healthcare.

Various medical providers will offer many health-related services and information. Mercy Air Care helicopter, from Sioux City will be on display, weather permitting.

The Le Mars Police Department and D.A.R.E. Le Mars are proud to sponsor “Project Safe Meds” a program to help households safely dispose of prescription drugs. Le Mars Police Department will be accepting prescription drugs at the health fair. Drugs should be left in the package the medicines were dispensed in. Sharp objects, thermometers, home based care or durable medical equipment supplies are not accepted.

The fair is also a scheduled stop for flu shots offered for $25 by the Community Health Department. The location of the flu shots will be in the upper level, board room.

Fair goers can take advantage of learning opportunities including a wide array of educational information on nutrition, cancer, blood and organ donation, exercise, assisted living facilities, mental health and a lot more.

Light refreshments and door prizes are available, too.

Floyd Valley Healthcare is committed to improving the quality of lives of Le Mars citizens by promoting health and well-being.

For more information regarding the “WELL AWARE” Health Fair contact Daale, at 546-3401 or kari.daale@floydvalley.org.

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