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Mobile health fair in Council Bluffs provides educational resources

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Posted at 8:45 PM, Jun 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-26 21:54:32-04

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (KMTV) — UnitedHealthcare and Hy-Vee teamed up for the Healthy You Health Fair Wednesday morning in Council Bluffs.

They provided educational resources, fruit, veggie giveaways and dietitians were on hand to answer questions.

UnitedHealthcare was also helping people sign up for their Duel Eligible Special Needs plans.

"You have to have both medicaid and medicare to be eligible. It's just a plan where you can get a lot of extra benefits on top of the benefits you already have. It focuses on preventitive care and things like that," Emily Rokusek, a UnitedHealthcare spokesperson said.

The mobile health fair will also make stops in other Iowa cities including Des Moines, Ames and Cedar Rapids.