Mercy St. Francis Hospital is hosting a health fair for the community from 7 a.m. – noon Thursday, October 20. The fair will be held at the Mountain View Senior Center, 903 E. 5th Street, and is open to the public.
The fair will include booths promoting home safety, infection prevention and other helpful tips. Laboratory screenings will also be available to offer general health screenings, prostate exams, cholesterol checks and more. Some of the screenings include a small fee. Flu shots will also be on hand at the event.
Children three years through eight years must have proof of prior influenza vaccinations to receive injection through these clinics.
All children less than three years or those between 36 months and eight years without proof of prior vaccination should see your family doctor to receive immunization.