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9.28.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

DECIPHERING FOOD LABELS — Christine Rosandich, a nutritionist with the Cancer Support Center, will offer a presentation at 7 p.m. tonight in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., on how to read food labels, identify harmful ingredients and calculate fat, sodium and sugar intake. Registration is not required.

SHEDD AQUARIUM TRIP FOR SENIORS — Homewood Public Library will take seniors aged 60 and up to Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. The trip will start at 10:45 a.m. and end at 3:45 p.m. Transportation will be provided. For more information and to register, visit the library website.

DIVERSITY DINNER TICKETS AVAILABLE — Tickets are on sale for the next South Suburban Diversity Dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 12 at FCC Community House. Debby Irving, author of “Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race,” will be the guest speaker. Her book will be available for sale at the event.

FREE COVID TESTS ARE BACK — Beginning Monday, Sept. 25, every U.S. household can order four more free COVID-19 rapid testsCheck FDA’s website to see if your COVID-19 tests’ expiration dates have been extended. See an article from The Conversation on the latest vaccines.

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