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Backus Hospital to host Multicultural Health Fair

September 26, 2011

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host its third annual Multicultural Health Fair on Thursday, September 29, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the hospital’s main entrance conference rooms.  Among the 20 countries represented at the health fair will include Honduras, Cambodia, Puerto Rico, Poland, Cape Verde, Haiti and France.

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, call 860-889-8331 ext. 2405.

Handouts will be available with information on birth customs, gender issues, communication and respect styles, diet and end-of-life issues.  There will also be ethnic food samples, recipes, music and dance demonstrations.