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Community Health Day planned at Sauder Village
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 18 October 2012 13:31

Health and safety professionals from throughout the region will be in Archbold Saturday, October 20 for the annual Community Health Day at Sauder Village.

“We are pleased to have so many community organizations joining us for our Community Health Day again this year,” shared Dawn Hauter, event coordinator. “This special event provides guests an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day at Ohio’s largest living-history destination while also learning valuable information about how to lead a healthy and safe lifestyle.”

While visiting the Historic Village, guests will be able to visit fire department rescue vehicles, learn about train safety, disaster preparedness, skilled nursing, hospice care and mental health/suicide prevention. 

Local agencies will share information about Alzheimer’s disease, medical supplies, addiction treatment options, healthy eating and therapy/counseling services. Blood sugar screenings, blood pressure checks and spinal screenings will be available for guests and there will be information and a lecture about organic and whole foods.

Fulton County police departments and the Sheriff’s Office will also be doing child ID and fingerprinting throughout the day. Guests will also have an opportunity to explore a variety of rescue vehicles parked in front of the Welcome Center and learn more about farm and ATV safety.

Among the agencies and organizations scheduled to attend are the Fulton County Health Center, Ohio Farm Bureau, Hands of Grace, Serenity Farm Equestrian Center, Fulton County Health Department and Fulton County Fireman’s Association, Police Departments and Sheriff’s Office. Other local partners include Fulton County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Operation Lifesaver, Four County Family Center, Detray Chiropractic and Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio. Fulton County Medical Reserve Corps, All Things Food, Tri State Medical Supplies, The Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio, Community Health Professionals, First Call for Help, Eating Local Foods Network and Golden Living Northcrest will also be participating in Community Health Day.

Historic Sauder Village is located at 22611 SR 2, Archbold. For more information, call 1-800-590-9755, visit www.saudervillage.org, like Sauder Village on Facebook.

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