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Community health & care fair

The 13th annual Community Health and Care Fair is from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 5 in the Julia Randall Elementary School gym.

This year’s event will host many free screenings for adults and children, as well as flu shots and blood tests for reduced fees.

About 40 different health care providers will provide services or information at the event.

Child ID Project at health fair

The Payson Masonic Lodge in cooperation with Payson Police Department is sponsoring the free Child ID Project at the Community Health and Care Fair, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Julia Randall Elementary School gym.

Volunteers take Amber Alert compatible electronic fingerprints, photos and biographical information on each child, which are put on a CD and given to the parents. The Masons also provide the parent with a DNA swab kit and laminated ID card to take home.

The Payson Lodge began Child ID as a pilot project about 18 months ago and through grants and contributions the Masons were able to buy their own equipment to provide this valuable service to the community.

For more information on Child ID, contact Herzig of Payson Masonic Lodge #70, (928) 951-2662 or e-mail: cbherzig@ gmail.com

Pine blood drive

Find the Hero in You during at the United Blood Services donor blood drive in Pine from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the First Baptist Church gym, 4039 N. Hwy. 87. To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-UBS-HERO (1-877-827-4376) toll free or go online to UnitedBloodServicesAZ.org

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