Congressman David Scott

JONESBORO — The 15th Annual Health Fair hosted by Congressman David Scott will be held next month.

The fair is planned for Aug. 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mundy’s Mill High School, 9652 Fayetteville Road in Jonesboro.

More than 100 health care providers will be attending including Grady Health System, Emory Healthcare, Souther Regional Medical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Emory Ophthalmology and Great Expressions Dental Centers.

Several health screenings will be offered like breast cancer, prostate cancer, HIV, diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol, mental health, dental and orthopedic. Additionally, officials will be on hand to to determine attendees eligibility for services such as Medicaid, PeachCare, Medicare, Social Security, SNAP, Head Start, veterans’ health and service-connected disability benefits and HomeSafe Georgia.

To learn more about the health fair or see a complete list of participating healthcare providers, visit www.davidscott.house.gov/health-fair/ or call 770-210-5073.

Education reporter Heather Middleton joined the Clayton News and Henry Herald in 2002.

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