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July 8, 2013

Health fair returns for 28th year

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Also, the heath fair is free to attend on opening night with the remaining days of the fair included in the admission to the expo.

Special guests this year will include members of the Indiana Fever and NBA all-star and hall of fame inductee Dominique Wilkins on Saturday and Sunday.

The event is sponsored by the Indiana State Department of Health with the assistance of Indiana Black Expo, Inc., Community Health Network, Eli Lilly and Company. and other partners. 

Severson said the health fair is something people should use to their advantage.

“One of our goals at the INShape Indiana Black and Minority Health Fair is to help Hoosiers make healthy decisions to have longer and better lives,” he said. “People should take advantage of the valuable screenings and information offered so they can better understand their risk factors and how they can take action to prevent chronic diseases.”

Health Fair hours are 4 to 8 p.m. July 18, 1 to 8 p.m. July 19, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 20, and noon to 6 p.m. July 21.

For more information about the 2013 INShape Indiana Black and Minority Health Fair, visit the website at www.statehealth.in.gov, follow the Indiana State Department of Health on Twitter @StateHealthIN or the Office of Minority Health @INMinorityHth and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/isdh1.

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