The Heart Institute of East Texas in Lufkin and Boston Scientific, which has an office in Lufkin, held their Second Annual Health Fair in Jasper on Friday in the Wesley Center at First United Methodist Church.

According to one of the organizers of the event, Sharon Ford, attendance this year was about the same as last year with 175 people logged in, which included the vendors.

Ford did point out that there were more vendors participating this year. According to Ford, last year there were just over 20 vendors that participated, while this year there were 38.

Visitors received a wide array of free health care tests, which ranged from simple hearing and vision tests up to EKG tests to monitor heart health.

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