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Community Health Fair 2012 planned on Saturday

May 31, 2013

Information booths, free cholesterol screenings and more will be offered as part of the annual Community Health Fair, planned for 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2012 at the Olney Civic Center.

This year’s event is sponsored by Hamilton Hospital, who hope to exhibit their commitment by helping provide healthcare to the community and surrounding areas. Cholesterol screenings will be offered at no charge. Anyone who wants to have a screening should remember to have nothing to eat or drink 12 hours prior to the blood draw. Carotid doppler screenings will start at 9 a.m., and flu vaccines will be available for $20. The Hamilton Hospital Auxiliary will host the hospitality room, with refreshments provided by Brazos Telephone and Fort Belknap Electric Co-op. The Olney Retired Teachers will be at the front door to register attendees for door prizes, which will be given away throughout the event.

The fair will host more than 40 booths offering information, prize drawings and more. Vendors who have registered to host booths include IntegraCare Home Health, Horizon Bay, Texhoma Medical Services, the Heritage Program, Cub Drug, Hamilton Hospital laboratory, Hamilton Hospital Auxiliary, Olney Retired Teachers, Carotid Doppler-MASI, Graham Hearing Center, Juice +, Olney Police Department, Young County Sheriff’s Office, Graham Optical, Air Evac, Olney Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Jeremy Johnson, Dr. Aaron Purdy, MedCare Medical Supply, Scentsy, Turning Point, Hamilton Hospital Foundation, Olney Healthcare, Beyond Faith Homecare and Rehab, Seven Oaks, Hospice of Wichita Falls, Department of State Health Services, North Texas Regional Planning Commission, Thrive PT, Modern Woodmen, St. Joseph’s Health Care Trust, Relay for Life, Hamilton Hospital nursing, Senior Resource Services, Olney Family Dentistry, Kim Ligon massage therapy, Red River Resource Board, Healthline DME, Texas Oncology, TOPS, HOPE, IHR Security, Wichita Area Food Bank, Community Health Clinic of Wichita Falls and Medicaid-Maximus.

For more information contact Missy Reed at (940) 564-8188.