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September 27, 2007

Albany - The Governor's wellness campaign came to Albany today. A health screening was held at First Methodist Church as part of the governor's initiative to prevent chronic disease.

The event included seated aerobics, blood pressure screenings, blood sugar screenings, even vision and hearing exams.

Jami Harper said, "We want them to age well and so they need to get regular screenings. They need to come out and go learn about eating healthy eating and exercise, self-managing some of these chronic diseases."

More than 200 seniors attended the wellness fair.

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