The Healthy Cross Lanes Initiative is partnering with Cross Lanes United Methodist Church and the GFWC Woman's Club of Cross Lanes to sponsor the "New Year - A Healthier New You" health fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Emphasis will be on diabetes and heart health. The featured speaker will be Susan Poindexter, nutrition and diabetes educator from Charleston Area Medical Center.
Thomas Hospital Health Services will conduct blood screenings for $10 and free blood pressure and blood glucose checks. Also at the fair will be Dr. Mark Calfee, chiropractor; Med Care Physical Therapy; Christian Hill, acupuncturist; YMCA of Cross Lanes; Dr. Gary Nelson, teen depression; and Commercial Insurance Services, discussing health insurance plans.
A complimentary light lunch will be provided by the GFWC Woman's Club of Cross Lanes. Lunch reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling 304-755-3450.