THAYER -- Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer will sponsor a Health Fair and Blood Drive May 15 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Nearly 30 business from around the area will participate in the afternoon event.
Some of the local businesses that will be at the fair include: Palace Drug, Dr. Scott Ream, Air Evac Life Team, Oregon County Rural Services, Ozark Independent Living, Cooper Drug, Myers Pharmacy, Dr. Howard Mainprize, Oregon County Health Department, Oregon County Ambulance, Thayer and Alton Senior Citizens and the Shady Oaks Healthcare and Shady Oaks Therapy Department.
Services that will be offered include: blood pressure, TB testing, glaucoma, cholesterol, grip strength, posture, hearing and speech screening, body composition screening, fine motor skills and balance screening. All of the above services are free. The Boyce and Bynum Lab will provide lab testing for a small free.
Free transportation will be provided to the Health Fair by appointment by calling 417-264-7256.