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The Wright Center for Primary Care Mid Valley, 5 South Washington Avenue, Jermyn 18433, is hosting its 4th annual Community “Fall into Health” Fair and 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, Oct. 5. The Health Fair and 5K will serve as an interactive and engaging community-wide event to increase health awareness through education and prevention.

Registration for the walk/run starts at 8:30 a.m and the 5K race starts at 10 a.m at the Mid Valley clinic. The route will take walkers and runners through Jermyn.

The cost for adults 14 and older is $15, if preregistered or $20 on race day. The cost for children, 4-13, is $10, if preregistered or $15 on race day.

All participants receive a free T-shirt. Online registration is available at https://wrightcenter5k.eventbrite.com/

Cash and check payments (no credit cards) will be accepted the day of the race, but T-shirt availability may be limited.

The Community Health Fair is free and open to the public and runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mid Valley clinic. Activities at the Health Fair will include:

*Free Blood Pressure Screenings

*Free BMI Screenings

*Free Flu Shots (ages 18+) provided by the PA Department of Health

*Kids Activities

*Zumba Demonstrations

*Nutrition Demonstrations

*Educational Handouts

*Basket Raffles and more

All proceeds from this year’s basket raffle and the 5K will benefit the local food pantry — Bread Basket of NEPA located at Christ the King Parish in Archbald.

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