Community health fair and food drive Sept. 21

Leavenworth Jefferson Electric Cooperative will be host to a free community health fair from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21.

The fair will be held at the company’s office at 507 N. Union, McLouth.

There will be blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screenings available as well as reviews of height, weight and body mass index. Information will also be available for chiropractic services, eye care, nutrition, hearing, physical therapy, and more.

In addition, there will be bank and investment representatives on hand to review one’s financial health.

Flu shots will be available from the American Red Cross for $25. Quantities are limited. Blue CrossBlue Shield, Coventry, and Medicare recipients can have the ARC submit billing information directly to their insurance company.

Those who intend to get a flu shot are asked to call LJEC at 888-796-6111 no later Sept. 10.

A food drive is also planned. People attending are asked to bring canned or boxed, non-perishable food items and LJEC will distribute the donations to local food banks.

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