Over 40 booths to be featured at TSTC Health Fair

The 2012 Nolan County Health Fair will be on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the TSTC (Texas State Technical College) Fitness Center on the Sweetwater campus. Over 40 vendors from the area — including Sweetwater, Nolan County, Abilene and Snyder — will be available at the fair. Free screenings will be offered at the Health Fair for temperature, pulse, pulse oxygen, blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, PSA, ECG's and rapid HIV testing. Those offering the screenings include Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) as well as the Big Country Medical Reserve Corps (MRC).Also, the Meek Blood Mobile will be on site for blood donations. Various social services will be in attendance, such as TxDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) and the Department of Aging. The Sweetwater Fire Department will also be at the Health Fair.For more information on the Health Fair, contact Joni Coons at 235-7418.Booths will include the following vendors: Abilene Eye Institute, Ahhh...Pain Relief, American Cancer Society, Big Country AIDS Resources, Bowtech for Health, Cogdell Memorial Hospital, Deaf Action Center, DSHS, Food Bank of West Central Texas, Gateway Family Services, Inc., Genesis Pure, Headstart, Hendrick Cancer Center/First Choice, Hendrick Hospice Care/Hendrick Health System, Hendrick Medical Supply, High Sky Children’s Ranch, Hoyt House, IntegraCare HH of Colorado City, Juice Plus+/Tower Garden, KXOX, Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home, MADD, Mary Kay, Meek Blood Center, Molina HealthCare, Nolan County Health Dept., Nolan County Health Dept-Family Planning, Nolan Nursing Rehabilitation Center, OHS-WIC, Richard Fergeson State Farm, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, Rolling Plains Rural Health, Superior Health Plan, Sweetwater Fire Department, Sweetwater HCC, Sweetwater Spine Clinic, Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Dept., Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Texas Oncology, Texas Sport & Spine, The Fitness Center, TSTC Counseling, Vet Center VA, VN Students TSTC Sweetwater, West Central Texas Council of Governments, Regional 9-1-1 Program, West Texas AHEC - Big Country Region and the West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center.