Miss. County Cancer Council health fair and walk a success

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) – The Mississippi County Cancer Council hosted a health fair and walk Saturday.

Health fair attendees received free prostate exams, HIV tests, blood glucose readings, blood pressure checks, colorectal screenings, dental screenings, and mammography intakes from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Blytheville Intermediate School.

The walk preceded the health fair at 7:30 a.m. at Walker Park.

Event  vendors included Fit Care Health & Fitness LLC, Family-2-Family Health Information Center of Arkansas, Arkansas Dept. of Career Education, Delta Sigma Theta, MCAEOC Housing, Organic Gold, Osceola Therapy, Mary Kay Cosmetic, TRIO, Bethesda, Tobacco Coalition, The Haven, Tri-County, Healthy Start, Head Start, Charitable Clinic, VITA, Cooperative Extension, Main Street Natural Foods, Health Dept., Legal Shield, Blytheville Dental Health, Healthy Partner, Nucor-Yamato Steel, and Avon.

Along with the Mississippi County Cancer Council, other event sponsors included Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Mississippi County Arkansas E.O.C., Inc., MCAEOC Head Start, KAMJ 939 FM, and Temple of Praise Outreach Ministry.

For more information about the Mississippi Cancer Council click here to visit their web site, or call (870) 870-776-1054 or 870 -762-6007.