Community health fair takes place in Altoona

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ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ)– Today, Sept. 19, the Altoona Healthcare Rights Committee of Put People First! PA, will be having a community health fair for Nationwide Week Of Action.

The Nonviolent Medicaid Army started the Nationwide Week of Action, which is from Sept. 13- Sept. 20, and has marches, vigils and other events all throughout the week.

The fair takes place at the Heritage Plaza in Altoona and is from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

The fair is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Heritage Plaza in Altoona. The fair will feature free haircuts, benefit sign us for Medicaid and food stamps, harm reduction supplies and training, healthy dietary options on a budget, wound care tips, mental health resources, wellness checks and resources, free diapers, sanitary packs and more.

For more info before you head out to the event, you can click here to visit their event page.

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