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November 11th, 2014
Baptist Health Center-Hot Spring County is hosting a senior health fair on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Malvern Senior Adut Center, 1800 West Moline Street.
Representatives from Baptist will offer free cholesterol, triglyceride and glucose testing, diabetic foot checks, pulmonary function testing and blood pressure checks.
Those who attend may register for door prizes that have been donated by 20 businesses and vendors that target seniors. The public is invited to participate in the senior health fair. For additional information, call Kelli Hopkins at (501) 332-7018.
Malvern Middle School will host a drop-in reception for local veterans on Tuesday, November 11, from 2:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. All local veterans to drop by for refreshments in their honor. Students will be available for guided tours of the building.
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The Hot Spring County flu clinic scheduled for Friday, Oct. 24 at the fairgrounds has been postponed due to a delay in shipmet from the flu vaccineâ€™s distributor. The new flu clinic date will be announced as soon as it is rescheduled.
The Arkansas Department of Health recommends getting a flu vaccine wherever it is available and says it is important for pregnant women to get the vaccine. Individuals wishing to get the vaccine at the county health unit should call (501) 332-6972 to ensure it is available.
LITTLE ROCK â€“ Routine bridge inspections will require lane closures on Interstate 30 in Hot Spring County, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.
Crews will be inspecting two adjacent bridges about 5 miles west of Malvern. The work will require closing the eastbound and westbound outside lanes between mile markers 92 and 94.