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Methodist Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center hosting Community Health Fair on July 13

The Methodist Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center will host a Community Health Fair on Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wilson Hall Gym, located at 251 S. Claybrook on the Methodist University Hospital campus.

This event aims to provide essential health services and information to the community at no cost.

The health fair will offer free health screenings, including tests for diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, dental, and vision health. Attendees can also receive COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, making it an ideal opportunity for those needing to stay up-to-date with their immunizations.

Additionally, there will be Sickle Cell trait testing and valuable information on sickle cell disease, mental health, and other health topics.

Highlights of the event include CPR and choking rescue demonstrations, a blood drive sponsored by Vitalant, and a variety of information tables from local community organizations. Free lunch and numerous giveaways will be available for attendees, creating a welcoming and engaging atmosphere for all participants.

The Methodist Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center is committed to improving the health and quality of life for those affected by sickle cell disease through comprehensive care and innovative treatments. The center provides a preventive outpatient clinic, a dedicated emergency infusion unit, and ongoing patient education.

For more information about the Community Health Fair or services provided by the Methodist Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, call 901-478-2277 or visit Methodist Healthcare.

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