Southern Miss health initiative hosting fair at local church

(The following is a press release from Southern Miss.)

The University of Southern Mississippi's Health is Golden initiative, in conjunction with its Department of Public Health, will present a community health fair Saturday, April 2 from 9 a.m. – noon at Parkway Heights United Methodist Church in Hattiesburg. The church is located at 2420 Hardy St.

Health and wellness vendors from the Hattiesburg area will be at the fair providing free screenings, health education, service information and product samples, including those representing physical, mental, social, environmental and financial health entities in the community. There will also be activities and educational programming for children.

For more information on the community health fair, e-mail Jodi Ryder at For more information on the Health is Golden initiative, visit