HAGERSTOWN - The Walnut Street Community Heath Center took on a carnival-like atmosphere Saturday morning during its fourth annual health fair. Community residents took advantage of free health screenings, information booths and plenty of free goodies.
"I need some of the free testing done and information on different things," said Cindy McGregor as she sat on a bench outside the health center enjoying an icy treat.
McGregor, of Hagerstown, suffers from arthritis and regularly sees a doctor at the health center, she said.
Terry Henry crunched on an apple while she sat next to McGregor. Henry got her blood pressure checked during the health fair, and discovered it's up a little bit, she said. She also got her skin checked, and was pleased that she had no sun damage, Henry said.
During last year's health fair, about 450 people attended and more than 100 took advantage of the free health screenings, according to Barbara Rundle, the health services coordinator for the center.