GILMER -- Health, Wellness, and Safety are the focus of the Upshur County Free Health Fair scheduled for Saturday, March 5. The fair, sponsored by the Gilmer Area Chamber of Commerce, is set for 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Gilmer Civic Center.
Trinity Mother Frances will provide blood pressure checks, screenings and diabetic counseling. In addition, the Gilmer Lions Club will perform vision tests. More than 40 vendors are expected to attend promoting health, wellness and safety for all ages. Participants will address dental care for adults and children, orthodontist information, special needs assistance, a variety of elder care services, health/nutrition education and youth development, health insurance and personal safety.