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February 27, 2013

Health fair slated for local veterans

NEW CASTLE — A free veterans health fair has been scheduled for Friday.

The program will run from 1 to 3 p.m. on the lower level of the Lawrence County Government Center.

Among the services being offered are Veterans Administration registration for those who take their DD214 and health screenings that include blood pressure, diabetes blood sugar, body mass index and bone density.

In addition, VA representatives will have available program information on a variety of subjects including behavioral health care, Agent Orange, women veterans, suicide prevention and traumatic brain injury.

More information is available by calling Louella McKee, outreach coordinator, at (724) 285-2778 or emailing Louella.mckee@va.gov.

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