Mary Alice Reporting – Residents showed up in high numbers this past weekend for a Guardcare event that provided health services.

Through the National Guard, over 110 members were onsite to serve more than 550 individuals that were in attendance.

Those who participated received free care for a variety of work, such as vaccines, physicals, dental, and vision.

Ohio National Guard Commander Major General John Harris arrived with Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton in style in a Blackhawk helicopter.

The event was a collaboration between 13 agencies and 22 local sponsors.

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