Free dental and health screenings offered to hispanic community


SANDY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Hundreds of people are a little healthier after a huge event at the South Towne Expo Center.

Saturday marked the first annual Health and Dental Fair put together by Telemundo 10, the Spanish language TV affiliate.

It featured screenings and services from some of the area’s largest medical and health providers.

Telemundo anchor, Silvana Effio says, “I got goose bumps when I got here. I got here around 9:30 and   people were waiting outside. It is incredible to see   how much   these kinds of services are needed   in our community. For Hispanic families and finally there is a fair that is giving all of this for our people here in Utah.

The expo is designed to encourage the Hispanic community to take advantage of the free and low cost services available. Sponsors included the junior league, select health, intermountain healthcare and Walgreens.

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