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DHCHD Invites Community to Attend Health Fair October 13

DALHART, TEXAS – Dallam Hartley Counties Hospital District invites the local community to attend a free health fair on Friday, October 13, 2023, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The health fair, which is free to attend, will take place in the cafeteria inside Coon Memorial Hospital at 1411 Denver Ave in Dalhart, Texas. The event will feature booths from various DHCHD departments offering information on our services, as well as vendor booths from other local health and wellness providers. DHCHD will be offering discounted lab services, as well as discounted immunizations. In addition, the café will be hosting an open house, with breakfast and lunch options available to purchase.

“We are excited to host this health fair for our community,” said Michelle Macha, DHCHD Marketing Director. “This is a great time to get your annual lab tests, get your flu shot, and meet some of the new faces at the hospital.”

Discounted lab testing will be provided for $10 per person, regardless of insurance status. This will include CBC, CMP, LIPID and HGBA1C tests. Flu shots, pneumonia vaccines, shingles vaccines, and whooping cough/pertussis vaccines will be offered for $10 each. Dalhart Physical Therapy and Sports Management will provide free screenings for occupational, speech and physical therapy. The DHCHD pain management clinic and the behavioral health clinic will provide free assessments for those interested.

In addition, the participating health and wellness vendors and DHCHD booths will be offering giveaways to participants.

The discounted lab testing can be done on the day of the health fair or within two weeks following the event. For more information about the health fair, please visit www.dhchd.org/2023-health-fair.

Dallam Hartley Counties Hospital District, located in Dalhart, Texas, is a healthcare system designed to serve the community at every stage of life. Offering services including obstetrics, surgery, radiology, and swing bed at Coon Memorial Hospital, providing wellness and rehabilitation services at family practice or specialty clinics, or caring for seniors through long-term care facilities, DHCHD’s mission is to provide quality healthcare close to home. To learn more, visit www.dhchd.org.

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Media Contact:

Michelle Macha, Marketing Director

michellem@dhchd.org

806.244.9258

 

 

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