Lake Regional Health System will host a town hall meeting on health care reform at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31, in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms. The community is invited to attend.


Lake Regional Health System will host a town hall meeting on health care reform at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31, in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms. The community is invited to attend.

 Presenter Thomas McAuliffe, health policy analyst at the St. Louis-based Missouri Foundation for Health, will discuss what’s in the health care law, and who and what is covered. A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation, which will include a special focus on how the law affects small businesses.

 The program is free, but registration is requested. Visit lakeregional.com/events to register, or call 573-348-8222 for more information.

 Lake Regional offers a variety of educational programming topics during the year, such as diabetes, heart disease and childhood obesity. Several health fairs and screenings also are held annually throughout the lake area. For information on upcoming events, visit lakeregional.com/events.