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2017 Fourth District Health Fair

March 20, 2017
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2017 Fourth District Health Fair

I am writing to invite you to my annual Fourth District Health Fair on Saturday, April 22 at the Salvation Army Center of Hope at 1863 Capital Boulevard in Raleigh.  The fair will last from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

This annual event features a wide range of health care screenings, resources, and information at no cost to attendees, including but not limited to the following:

Ø  Dental x-rays by N.C. Missions of Mercy (appointment required; contact Sonia Barnes at 919-859-5999 to schedule)

Ø  Dental fillings and extractions by Wake Smiles (appointment required; contact Sonia Barnes at 919-859-5999 to schedule)

Ø  Vision screening and eyewear distribution by Prevent Blindness North Carolina (must meet income criteria)

Ø  Over-the-counter medication distribution by MedAssist NC (must meet income criteria

Ø  Diabetes and cholesterol screening by UNC Rex Heart and Vascular Center

Ø  Blood pressure screening and stroke assessment by Wake Med Hospital

Ø  Veterans health information and resources by the Raleigh Vet Center Mobile Unit

Ø  And much more…

Representatives from my congressional staff will also be available to help constituents with casework involving federal programs such as Social Security, Medicare, and veterans benefits.  The event is open to all Fourth District residents, so feel free to share this information with friends and family members. 

I hope you will join me on April 22!