Community Engagement
2:21 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

David Scott Hosts 10th Annual Health Fair August 16 @ Mundys Mill HS In Jonesboro

U.S. Congressman David Scott represents Georgia’s 13th District in Washington.  This district runs from Smyrna in the north, around the perimeter west and to the southside including Douglasville, Jonesboro and Riverdale.  He’s currently serving his sixth term. Coming up on Saturday August 16 at Mundy’s Mill High School in Jonesboro he will be hosting his 10th annual Health Fair for citizens in the 13th District.

Congressman Scott called Kiplyn Primus to talk about this event in an interview that will air on the WCLK Public Affairs Block in the 7am hour Saturday morning on the station.

Here is more information about the event from Congressman Scott's office:

Congressman David Scott to Host Tenth Annual Health Fair

Scott Partners with Atlanta VA Leaders to Provide Resources for Veterans

JONESBORO, GA—Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host the 10th Annual Health Fair on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Mundy’s Mill High School.  This event will feature free health screenings and information provided by the region’s leading healthcare providers and organizations.

The Atlanta VA Medical Center and Atlanta VA Regional Office will be on site to provide: counseling for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); mental health services; and health eligibility representatives for scheduling for appointments for those currently on waiting lists and enrollment information.

Congressman Scott’s Health Fair is also partnering with HomeSafe Georgia to deliver mortgage assistance to homeowners facing unemployment or underemployment. HomeSafe counselors will be available on site to provide direct counseling.

Free health screenings include: Prostate cancer PSA; Clinical breast cancer exams; HIV/ AIDS; Diabetes (glucose); Blood pressure; Asthma; Cholesterol; Mental health; Memory (Dementia); Sickle cell; Vision; Dental; and more.

Participants include: AID Atlanta, Alzheimer’s Association, American Diabetes Association, American Kidney Fund, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Cobb County Community Services Board, Emory Hospital, Fulton County Department of Health, GA Prostate Cancer Coalition, Grady Health System, Kaiser Permanente, Not One More Life, New York Life, Radiotherapy Clinics of GA, Sisters By Choice, Southern Regional Health System, Morehouse School of Medicine, Clayton County Board of Health, Walgreen’s, Wellcare & more!

What:              Congressman David Scott’s 10th Annual Health Fair                                                                      

When:             Saturday, August 16, 2014 – 10am to 2pm

Where:            Mundy’s Mill High School | 9652 Fayetteville Rd. | Jonesboro, GA 30238

For more information, including a complete list of free screenings, speakers and healthcare providers, please visit www.davidscott.house.gov or call 770/210-5073.