Laurel and Jones County residents get free health screenings

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Many Laurel and Jones County residents took advantage of the opportunity to get free health screenings Tuesday.

South Central regional Medical Center held their second annual Health Fair at South Central Place.

There were more than 10-tables where screenings were given including cholesterol, prostate, depression, eye, and sleep apnea. In addition, several other tables offered information on a variety of health related items.

The event is funded through the South Central Health Care Foundation with the funds coming from money raised during the "Art of Healing" an annual foundation fundraiser.

The event also featured cooking demonstrations by "South Central Southern Style Catering" and mini massages by a massage therapist.

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