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Check it up

Monday, September 14, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

This upcoming Saturday, Sept. 19, is the 10th annual “Take a Loved One for a Checkup Day.” The day is a national initiative that encourages people to see health professionals. This year, the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services’ African American Quality of Life Unit is offering free health screenings that include blood sugar, blood pressure, pregnancy testing, eye exams, flu shots and HIV testing. The event also includes a job fair at the Delcro Activity Center, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. For more information on Take a Loved One for a Checkup Day, call Sam Price at 512-784-1670 or Connie Gonzales at 512-972-5654.

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