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Southern Illinois Legislators Postpone Carbondale and Marion Senior Fairs

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Senator Dale Fowler and State Senator Terri Bryant, and State Representatives Dave Severin, Patrick Windhorst, and Paul Jacobs released the following joint statement on Thursday regarding the postponement of two upcoming senior citizens health fairs.

“Out of an abundance of caution and care for the health and well-being of our constituents throughout Southern Illinois, we have made the decision to postpone upcoming senior citizens health fairs scheduled in Marion and Carbondale later this month. We regret that we must take this step, but our number one priority must be ensuring the health and safety of the hundreds of senior citizens and dozens of healthcare and senior services providers that would be in attendance at these events.”

State Senator Dale Fowler and State Rep. Dave Severin’s Senior Citizen Health and Wellness Fair scheduled for Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at The Hub in Marion has been postponed until a date still to be determined.

Senator Fowler and Senator Bryant and Rep. Patrick Windhorst and Rep. Paul Jacobs’ Citizens Health and Wellness Fair scheduled for Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the Carbondale Civic Center has also been postponed until a date still to be determined.