Annual veterans health fair to be held

TROY — Miami County Veterans’ Services and Miami County Public Health will be hosting the fourth annual Veterans Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday Nov. 9, at the Hobart Center for County Government, 510 W. Water St., Troy.

The event is free for veterans and surviving spouses.

The health fair will feature several health screening services from Miami County Public Health including blood pressure, pulse oximetry, glucose, body mass index screens, hearing and vision screens, and diabetic foot checks. MCPH will also offer flu, pneumonia and shingles vaccine (please bring insurance information).

Upper Valley Career Center cosmetology students will be offering nail trims and foot baths and the Miami County Dental Clinic will be performing dental screens. Also, the Health Partners Free Clinic ACA Navigator will be available to answer questions and Primary Eye Care Associates will offer education and information.

Miami County Veterans’ Services will hold benefit briefings from the county veteran services officer. The Miami County Recorder’s Office will be available to provide Veteran ID cards. Food and refreshments will be provided during the lunch hour period.

Attendees should bring original or certified copy of DD-214. For transportation to the health fair, call 440-8126 by Nov. 7 to be placed on the schedule.