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Thousands attend annual health fair in Clayton County sponsored by Congressman David Scott

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By Jerry Jackson Special to the Clayton News Aug 13, 2019 JONESBORO - More than 2,000 Clayton County residents came seeking advice and attention from physicians and medical providers who dispensed services at the 15th annual Health Fair hosted by Congressman David Scott Saturday at Mundy’s Mill High School. The fair offered residents of all ages an opportunity to connect with various services, hea... Read more »

Congressman David Scott to Host 15th Annual Health Fair

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Congressman David Scott will host the 15th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9am - 2pm, at Mundy’s Mill High School, located at 9652 Fayetteville Rd., Jonesboro, GA 30238. Free health screenings include exams for: breast cancer, prostate cancer, HIV, diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol, uterine fibroid, mental health, vision, glaucoma, dental, ort... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Resolution Designating July as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month

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Today, Congressman David Scott, along with Congresswomen Robin Kelly (IL-2), Marcia Fudge (OH-11), Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-At Large), and Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-At Large) introduced H.Res. 488, designating July 2019 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. By highlighting the importance of and increasing awareness about uterine fibroids, this resolution also contributes to efforts to reduce stagge... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Introduces Resolution Recognizing the Seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) introduced H. Res. 146 to recognize the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and designate the month of September 2019 as "PCOS Awareness Month." 55 Members of the House have co-sponsored the bipartisan resolution, which represents a continued commitment to making PCOS, the most common endocrine disorder, a central focus in the 116th Congress. "It i... Read more »

Representatives David Scott and Dr. Roger Marshall Introduce Endometriosis Awareness Month Resolution

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Representatives David Scott (D-GA-13) and Dr. Roger Marshall (R-KS-01) recently led a bipartisan group of 14 House Members to introduce H. Res. 118. This resolution expresses support for the designation of March 2019 as Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis impacts 1 in 10 women of reproductive age in the United States and an estimated 200 million women worldwide. “It is an honor to work wi... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Floor Statement Raising Awareness for Sickle Cell Anemia Disease

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) took to the House Floor to deliver the following remarks to raise awareness for sickle cell anemia disease: “Thank you very much, Madam Speaker. Ladies and gentlemen, I rise today to honor the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta for their extraordinary work in fighting sickle cell anemia disease and providing comprehensive medical care for thousands of children i... Read more »

Congressman David Scott to Host 15th Annual Health Fair - Saturday, August 10th

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Congressman David Scott will host the 15th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9am - 2pm, at Mundy’s Mill High School, located at 9652 Fayetteville Rd., Jonesboro, GA 30238. The Health Fair will provide vital health screenings and information at no cost from our region’s best healthcare providers and advocacy organizations. Free health screenings incl... Read more »

Congressman David Scott to Host 14th Annual Health Fair, August 11, 2018

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Congressman David Scott will host the 14th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 9am - 2pm, at Mundy’s Mill High School, located at 9652 Fayetteville Rd., Jonesboro, GA 30238. The Health Fair will provide vital health screenings and information at no cost from our region’s best healthcare providers and advocacy organizations. Free health screenings incl... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Urges Immediate Reauthorization of Children's Health Insurance Program

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) called for Congress to take immediate action and implement a 5 year reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which expired September 30. CHIP provides health care for 8.9 million children across the U.S, including over 130,000 kids covered through Georgia’s CHIP program, PeachCare for Kids. “With the House currently in recess for 10 d... Read more »

Scott Statement on Trump Sabotaging Healthcare for Millions of Americans

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it will end cost-sharing reduction payments: “This week, President Trump took unprecedented steps to sabotage healthcare affordability for all Americans. And last night, hours after Trump signed an executive order undermining the ACA, he struck another blow that will increase premiums and ... Read more »

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