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Health fair returns Aug. 20 after two-year COVID-19 hiatus


August 17, 2022

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Outdoor vendors draw crowds in the plaza between the two high school gymnasiums during the 2019 Health Fair.

After a two-year COVID-19 hiatus, Sweet Home's Health Fair will return Saturday, Aug. 20.

The event will be held outside, in the Sweet Home High School parking lot facing Long Street, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no charge to attend.

As of Friday afternoon, Aug. 12, nearly 30 organizations had signed up to participate, said Bob Dalton, chair of the city's Health Committee and an organizer of the event.

"The vendors were really eager to come back," he said. "They were asking, before I was asking, whether we were going to do this again."

The Health Fair was founded in 2016 by Dalton and...

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