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Utah County offers Garden of Hope women's health fair

The Utah County Health Department next month will be offering the Garden of Hope-Health Fair for women between the ages of 40-64 to promote cancer awareness and free screenings.
The Utah County Health Department next month will be offering the Garden of Hope-Health Fair for women between the ages of 40-64 to promote cancer awareness and free screenings.
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PROVO — The Utah County Health Department next month will be offering the Garden of Hope-Health Fair for women between the ages of 40-64 to promote cancer awareness and free screenings.

The event is on March 10-11 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each day at the Utah County Health and Justice Building at 151 S. University Ave., suites 1600 and 1709.

Free and low-cost screenings such as breast exams, pap smear and mammogram vouchers will be offered. Cost is based on income guidelines; patients should call for an appointment and information on these services.

Also available without appointment are: kidney screening, oral cancer screening, skin cancer screening, vision screening, hearing screening, body mass index checks, blood pressure checks, fasting glucose checks and bone mass checks.

The fair will also feature activities and educational booths. Appointments are necessary for some screenings by calling 801-851-7031. The fair is sponsored by the Utah County Health Department and the Utah Cancer Control Program/BeWise Program.