Alton Memorial Hospital is holding it's 15th annual Heart Stroke Fair today. Previously known as just the heart fair, the hospital added the stroke component after the hospital was recognized as a primary stroke center for the area, the only one in Illinois south of Springfield. The Heart Stoke Fair runs from 9am until Noon.
Alton Memorial Hospital Senior Coordinator for Public Relations Dave Whaley says they will have just one speaker this year:
Whaley says they will have a number of informational booths, and health tips. A limited number of free boxed lunches will be available today on a first come, first served basis.