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Cape Girardeau Health Department hosting health fair

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - It's National Public Health Week and in celebration the Cape Girardeau County Health Department has been hosting events each day.

On Friday, the department will hold a Health Fair.

There will be services offered for free health screenings, where you can have your blood pressure looked at or your weight checked.

Participants will also be able to get information on the Affordable Care Act and how to keep your teeth in tip top shape.

"It's an opportunity for us to showcase all the different aspects of public health," Assistant Director Jennifer Volkerding said. "Public health surrounds each and everyone of us from the moment we're born to the end of our life. Public health is all around us."

The health fair will go from 9 am to 4 pm at the Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center on Linden Street.

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