Health Fair to be Held Friday

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LasCrucesCitySealLas Cruces, N.M. — The second annual health fair will be held Friday April 24 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Las Cruces Central Public Health Office, 1170 N. Solano Drive, according to a news release.

The fair will be hosted in partnership with New Mexico Women, Infants and Children and the United States–Mexico Border Health Commission.

Dozens of agencies and community resources will be on hand to aid residents seeking self-improvement opportunities, the release said.

Services and information provided at the event include ways to stay active and healthy; cancer prevention; healthy aging; family strengthening; saving energy; cooking and nutrition; expanded Medicaid services; income support; and employment assistance.

Blood pressure checks and blood glucose testing will be available at no cost.

For more information on the Office of Border Health, visithttp://nmhealth.org/about/asd/ohe/obh/.

For more information about the health fair call Brenda Alvarado, coordinator New Mexico Outreach Office, at 575-528-5146

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