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In time for flu season, health fairs offer shots, screenings

Two local hospitals will hold health-and-wellness events this month.

Adventist Health Glendale will host a senior health fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Community Services Center, 311A Vallejo Drive, Glendale, next to the hospital’s rehab center.

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Free services will be provided to anyone over 60 years old.

There will be flu shots, health screenings for blood pressure, stroke and diabetes, carotid-artery screenings, vision and hearing screenings, pharmacy consultations (bring a list of current medications), balance assessments, a nutrition workshop and podiatry-foot checks.

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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital will be holding a health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 20 at the hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale.

Free services will include flu shots, dental screenings, health screenings for cholesterol, glucose, vision, stroke, body mass and balance, hands-on CPR training and car seat safety.

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