Health Fair attracts a crowd

McBride Healthier Communities, Northern Health, McBride and District Public Library, Robson Valley Community Services and the Seventh Day Adventist Church joined forces to bring a health fair to the community on Sunday Feb 24, 2019. Information about the following topics was available: Free Health Age Analysis, Healthier Community, child safety, immunizations, Better at Home, Mental Health and Addictions, Robson Valley Community Services, cannabis, common disabilities and the library. Presentations included Dr. Taylor Martin (below) who spoke on Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment “MOST,” and Linda Fry who spoke about legal documents every adult should have completed. These documents are a Power of Attorney, Representation Agreement and a Will. “The hope for the event is to bring awareness to health issues in the community, for all ages,” said Judy Shawara, Practice Support Coach with Northern Health. / ANDREA ARNOLD

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