Sumter County employees got tested for a good reason on Friday.
Blood tests were part of the sixth annual county health fair. By raising health awareness with their workers.
Leaders believe they can keep health insurance costs low and decrease absenteeism. The employees also believe their healthy attitude could spread to others in the community.
"We are always out in the community doing something. We don't sit in the health department and wait for folks to come to us. We are out in the field. Taking services to the people here in Sumter County," said Luneda Brown with the Sumter County Health Department.
The Sumter County Health Department and Phoebe Sumter combined to put together the county's annual health fair.
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