Take stock at these health fairs in Baton Rouge on Saturday
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Two health fairs are scheduled for Saturday, April 23 in Baton Rouge. Anyone wishing to check their health status is encouraged to attend.
BATON ROUGE DELTA ALUMNAE CHAPTER OF DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR
Since 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Baton Rouge Delta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will co-host its annual health fair this spring. The event will take place at the Southern University Law Center, located at 2 Roosevelt Steptoe Dr. The event is free for all attendees. Lunch will be provided, according to the organizers. The Louisiana Department of Health will provide a fourth dose of the Pfizer COVID vaccine to those who are eligible. A lunch and learn program will begin at noon following remarks from Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and Councilor Chauna Banks. Advance registration is recommended. The health fair is also co-hosted by the Southern University Law Center and the Southern University Law Center’s Vulnerable Communities and Peoples Initiative.
WALMART WELLNESS DAY
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Walmart invites communities to get healthy on Walmart Wellness Day. Customers can receive free glucose, cholesterol, vision, BMI and blood pressure screenings as well as affordable COVID-19 vaccines and vaccinations like shingles, pneumonia, tetanus, hepatitis, HPV and flu in pharmacies in the country.
BOOST THE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Gabriel Health Clinic is hosting a health fair at the Gardere Center for Primary Car located at 1707 Gardere Lane 70810. Attendees will be able to receive free pap smears and mammograms, free COVID shots, COVID testing for travel, wellness physical exam with basic labs, and free giveaways. For those who receive the COVID-19 vaccine or booster, the organizer says you will receive a free gift card.
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