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Backus to host Multicultural Health Fair

September 26, 2013

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host its fourth annual Multicultural Health Fair on Thursday, Oct. 10, from 3-6 p.m. in the hospital’s entry level conference rooms at 326 Washington Street in Norwich.  Twenty different cultures will be represented at the fair.

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, call (860) 425-8739.

Guests will learn about the various customs and cultural preferences relevant to health care.  Handouts containing information on birth customs, gender issues, communication and respect styles, and end-of-life issues will be available for each culture.  There will also be ethic food samples, recipes and musical offerings.