The Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library is pleased to announce that they will host a Healthy Communities in Fulton County Health Fair on Mon., Oct. 28, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Library located at 205 West Chestnut St. in Canton, IL. All community members are encouraged to attend. Together with the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Library of the Health Sciences – Peoria and Western Illinois University’s School of Nursing, the Library is providing an opportunity for community members to learn about their health, receive free educational materials and health screenings, and register to win a free copy of The New American Heart Association Cookbook.
Health screenings will be performed by student nurses and include blood pressure checks and BMI calculations. A librarian specializing in health information will be available to help fair attendees find reliable online resources to answer health-related questions.