Press Release

Congressman David Scott to Host Ninth Annual Health Fair

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Washington, August 7, 2013 | comments
Today Congressman David Scott announced his upcoming 9th Annual 13th Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 17, 2013.  This event will feature vital health screenings and information provided at no cost and by the region’s leading healthcare providers and organizations. 

Free health screenings include: Prostate cancer PSA screenings; Clinical breast cancer exams; HIV/ AIDS screenings; Diabetes screenings (glucose); Blood pressure screenings; Asthma screenings; Cholesterol screenings; Mental health screenings; Sickle cell screenings; stroke; Vision and dental screenings; flu shots; and many, many more.

Join Congressman David Scott at the health fair to hear from renowned healthcare leaders and speak directly with healthcare professionals about Medicare, Medicaid, PeachCare, prescription drug assistance, and others for the uninsured. Additionnally, Congressman Scott is proud to partner this year with the Atlanta VA Medical Center to provide local veterans with benefits information and housing and employment assistance.

WHEN:                 Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

WHERE:               Mundy’s Mill High School    9652 Fayetteville Road (Hwy. 54), Jonesboro, GA 30238

For more information, including a complete list of free screenings, speakers and healthcare providers, please call 770/210-5073.

Participants include:
Aalegna Health
AbbVie US
AID Atlanta, Inc
Alliant GMCF
Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter
Alzheimer's Services Center
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division
American Diabetes Association
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Metro Atlanta Chapter
American Heart Association
Angels of Life Healthcare
Arthritis Foundation, Southeast Region
Atlanta Black Nurses
Atlanta Legal Aid Society
B.B.C. Fitness
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Children's Health Care of Atlanta
Christian City
Clayton Center/Paula Crane Life Enrichment Center
Clayton County Board of Health
Clayton County Department of Family and Children Services
Clayton County Senior Services Department
Clayton County Senior Services Department (RSVP Program)
Clayton County Sheriff's Office
Clayton State University Dental Hygiene Department
Colgate Bright Smiles Bright Futures
DeKalb Medical Center Mobile Unit
Douglasville Deaf Social Group
Emory Stroke Center
Emory University School of Public Health - Project Giving ACTS
Eye Consultants of Atlanta
Eye Specialists of Georgia
FAB Face and Body Skin Boutique
FEHE Healthcare Services/Divine Hospice
Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential (GCAPP)
Georgia Cares-Atlanta Regional Commission
Georgia Department of Public Health, Georgia SHAPE Initiative
Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance
Georgia Power
Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition
GNLD Wellness Center
Grady Health System
Great Expressions Dental Centers
Helping Hands Community Development Center, LLC
Hemophilia of Georgia
In Shape MD
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Georgia Chapter
Kaiser Permanente
LifeLink of Georgia
Lincoln Heritage
Lupus Foundation of Georgia
McIntosh Trail
Morehouse School of Medicine
National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc.
New Life Chiropractic
Not One More Life
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Partnership Against Domestic Violence
Peach State Health Plan
Piedmont Heart
Planned Parenthood Southeast, Inc.
Prevent Blindness Georgia
Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia
Rawsome Foods, Inc.
Research 1 Clinical Research Network, Inc.
Right from the Start Medicaid
Riverdale Foot, Ankle & Leg Clinic
Riverdale Youth Council
Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia
Sisters By Choice
Social Security Administration
Southern Regional Medical Center
Southside Medical Center
St. Joseph's Mobile Unit
Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Greater Atlanta Affiliate
Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture
United States Department of Health and Human Services
United States Food and Drug Administration
VA Regional Office, Atlanta
VA Medical Center, Atlanta
West End Medical Centers
Young Survival Coalition
Youth Villages

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