DAC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OFFICE SCHEDULES OPEN HOUSE/HEALTH FAIR

DAC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OFFICE SCHEDULES OPEN HOUSE/HEALTH FAIR

The Doña Ana County Health and Human Services Department will hold an open house and health fair at 125 W. Boutz Rd. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2004.

The event will feature a wide range of activities for children, teens and adults. There also will be free refreshments, along with health screening opportunities and educational materials related to alcohol, tobacco and drug prevention strategies.

Beginning at 9 a.m., a Walk Doña Ana event will begin, at which time free t-shirts and water bottles will be distributed.

The staff of the county's Health and Human Services Department, the Maternal Child Health Council, the South Central New Mexico Prevention Coalition, the DWI Prevention Council and other agencies will be on hand to answer questions, interact with the public and conduct media interviews. Many agencies will offer instructional booths at the event.

For more information, call (505) 528-7900. Residents calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request a connection to the Health and Human Services Department.