YHS Invites Community To Free Health Fair

WATER VALLEY – Yalobusha Health Services and Yalobusha Medical Foundation are hosting a Community Health Fair on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Water Valley High School Multi-Purpose Building. Admission is free and the health fair includes eight educational seminars scheduled at 30-minute intervals from 9:30 to 1.

The action also includes raffles and give-aways during the fair, free health screenings, and flu shots for $20. Activities are also scheduled for kids with a bouncy house and face painting. Free snacks will be provided by Larson’s Cash Saver and Bounds BBQ will be on-site for food purchases.

“This is a great opportunity to visit with healthcare experts while learning about services offered,” reported Kathy Williams with the Yalobusha Medical Foundation.

The seminar schedule includes:

9:30 – Let’s Get Moving – Carol Shepard, Mid South Rehab;

10:00 –Estate Planning Basics – Daniel Martin, CrowMartin, PLLC;

10:30 – Blood Talks – Joey Campbell, Yalobusha Health Services;

11:00  – The “Eyes” Have It – Steve Edwards, O.D., Tri-Lake Eye Clinic ;  

11:30 – Saving Lives/CPR Demo – Linda Cox, Yalobusha Health Services;                             

12:00  – Nutrition & Food Safety – Pamela Redwine, Yalobusha County Extension Office;

12:30 – Healthy Eating Can Be Fun – Alice Anne Lee, Yalobusha Health Services;

1:00 – A Healthy You – Dr. Jegen, Yalobusha Health Services;

1:30 – Grand Prize Raffle Drawing;

Health fair sponsors included CrowMartin, PLLC, Larson’s Cash Saver, Mid South Rehab, North Mississippi Foot Specialists, Oxford Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, South Main Boutique, The Blake, Tri-Lake Eye Clinic, Steve Edwards, O.D., Turnage Drug Store and Barry Weeks, D.M.D. PC, General Dentistry.

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