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Good turnout for health fair

More than 50 community members participated in a community health fair held Thursday, April 11 at the Canyon Service Center in Mill City.

Volunteers and area agencies and professionals provided a wide range of health-related information and screenings for the public.  

Many attendees also received free meal kits and raffle items. Services included mental and cognitive health, heart health, nutrition education, dental and vision screenings, and health insurance information.

Organizers of the Santiam Canyon Community Health Fair included Kim Klotz (Santiam Hospital & Clinics), Shelley Dougherty (Mill City Lions Club and Oregon Pacific Area Health Education Center) and Joanne Olson (Mill City Lions Club and Canyon Service Center). 

“The event was a big hit! Everyone seemed very happy,” Klotz said

Olson added that “it was such a team effort, bringing together different experiences, resources and connections that culminated in a great outcome.”

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