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Shared Health Mississippi Collaborates with H.E.A.L Mississippi to Organize Free Health Fair


Jackson, Miss. – On June 1, 2023, Shared Health Mississippi announced its partnership with H.E.A.L Mississippi to host a community health fair aimed at providing essential services to the residents. The event will take place on Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the H.E.A.L. Mississippi headquarters, located at 338 Oak Street, Jackson, MS 39203.

The community health fair will prioritize screenings for individuals who have or are at risk of developing diabetes. Additionally, the event seeks to promote COVID-19 vaccination and address vaccine hesitancy, with the aim of mitigating the adverse effects of the ongoing pandemic. Another key focus is advancing health equity in lower socioeconomic communities through educational initiatives.

In addition to the essential health services, the fair promises an enjoyable experience for attendees of all ages. Live entertainment, a variety of food options, and games will be available throughout the event.

Shared Health Mississippi emphasizes its dedication to investing in local communities across the state. John Cole, Chief Executive Officer of Shared Health, expressed the organization’s support for H.E.A.L. Mississippi’s mission to improve healthcare accessibility for Mississippians. The collaborative effort will ensure that attendees have access to crucial screenings, vaccinations, and preventive services.