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CONTACT: ANGIE TRACHTA
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-7059
e-mail: angela-trachta@uiowa.edu

Release: Sept. 27, 2000

UI Family Care Center in Belle Plaine to host annual health fair Oct. 18

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- UI Family Care Center, Belle Plaine will sponsor a health fair Wednesday, Oct. 18 to give community members an opportunity to learn more about wellness, health, health promotion and disease prevention. The fair will be from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Belle Plaine Community Center, 1309 5th Avenue.

The fair will include free cholesterol testing, including HDLs and triglycerides, body fat analysis, infant car seat safety checks, and tours of the Belle Plaine ambulance. In addition, 20 area vendors will be on hand to acquaint area residents with local health care products and services. Free refreshments and door prizes will be available.

For more information about the health fair or to reserve a time for your free cholesterol screening, contact UI Family Care Center, Belle Plaine, at (319) 444-3210.

 

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