Conexión San Ángelo/ Sabrina Tatsch, contributor 

SAN ANGELO – Sunset Mall, Shannon Medical Center and Foster Communications invite the public to the sixth annual Healthy You Expo. The free event will be Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Sunset Mall. Cardiac rehab, pulmonary services, diabetes education, health and wellness and other Shannon Medical Center departments will be represented. Shannon Medical Center will offer a number of free screenings including blood glucose, blood pressure and balance. “These screenings will provide basic information to understand your risk for heart disease and diabetes,” says Lyndy Stone, Shannon Medical Center Marketing Director. “I encourage everyone to come take advantage of the opportunity to learn more about their personal health as well as new information for overall health and wellness.” Adult flu shots will be available for $30. Most insurance is accepted.

Several health and fitness industry related vendors will also be present to offer information about their services or sell their products. Vendors include nutrition and fitness experts, community awareness health groups and more. There will also be a special kids area and fitness demonstrations throughout the day.

Plus, guests are invited to donate blood as part of the National Volunteer Blood Donor Month Blood Drive. The United Blood Services drive will be both Friday, January 26, 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 27, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

There will also be plenty of chances for mall walkers and guests to win gift cards and other prizes. The extended deadline for vendor registration is January 15. For more information visit,

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