ALTON — February is National Heart Month, and OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center is marking the occasion by taking part in a Heart Month Health Fair Saturday, Feb. 27.
Saint Anthony Health Center Mission Partners will provide free heart risk assessments and hand out free apples to the first 100 participants. A registered dietitian will provide information about heart healthy nutrition and eating.
The free fair will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alton Salvation Army, 525 Alby St. in Alton. The event is open to the public.
The fair is a partnership between state Rep. Dan Beiser, Well Care Health Plans and the American Heart Association.
Some of the fair’s features include:
- Heart risk assessments
- Nutritional information
- Personal wellness program information
- Health screenings
- Eye exams
- Activities for kids
- Door prizes
The Salvation Army is requesting a donation of a non-perishable food item, but donations are not required to participate in the fair.