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Sure doesn’t seem like health fair’s 29 years old

August 1, 2011 • Local News

Braden Barton, 5, reaches for a handful of candy at the Los Pasitos Learning Center booth during the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Division of Health annual Free Community Health Fair, Saturday, at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club. (Mark Wilson Photo)

Parents preparing to send their children back to school showed up in droves at the free community health fair Saturday at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club for vaccinations, physicals and a host of fitness assessments.

By 10 a.m., just an hour into the fair, about 20 kids had received vaccinations that are mandatory to register for schools in New Mexico, like the tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis vaccine, also called the Tdap vaccine, the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine series, hepatitis Login to read more

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