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Mission Health Fair provides free health screenings

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) and Mission Regional Medical Center (MRMC) will collaborate again for the 23rd Annual Mission Community Health Fair.  The event will be held at the Sharyland High School gym on Sunday, Jan. 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event is free to the public.

 

The event is designed to provide free health screenings, awareness, and education to low-income individuals and families. Blood tests for the first 500 people will be provided by the laboratory team of Mission Regional Medical Center. A 12-hour fast is required for those interested in a blood screening.

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The following free screenings and services that will be included at the Health Fair: bone density, cholesterol, diabetes, liver and kidney function, flu vaccines and much more.

 

“The clinical tests and health information we’re providing let people know if they’re on the right track with their health and wellness. We’re proud to be able to offer these services for free during the Annual Mission Community Health Fair,” said Nick Espinosa, MRMC business development and marketing director.

 

“We are happy to see our local organizations and Chamber business members coming together to help educate our community,” said Robert Rosell, GMCC president and CEO. “When local businesses come together and focus on the health of our residents, then we are making a big difference on the quality of life in Mission— and that’s important to us”

 

The event is made possible through the contributions of Mission Regional Medical Center, Shah Eye Center and Mission C.I.S.D.

 

For more information about the event or for exhibitor opportunities, contact Jennifer Nava at events@missionchamber.com or at 956-585-2727.

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