(Jackson, MS) – Holladay Properties and Merit Health Central coordinated a Community Health Fair that was held at the Jackson 1 & 2 buildings on October 23 at 1860 Chadwick Drive in Jackson, MS. Merit Health is partnering with The American Cancer Society and is the 2019 Big Pink Chair Sponsor for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. The chair is stopping all over the area to raise awareness about breast cancer prevention.
“We had a great flow of traffic, and the Big Pink Chair,” Clarence Evans, Property Manager for Holladay Properties, said. “I was able to get Walmart Vision Care to participate this year and next year they will bring the hearing group.”
The event was open to the public to provide health information and wellness screenings, including blood pressure and glucose tests. More than 200 people attended to visit the 18 booths.
“Looks like another wonderful event,” said Ashley Lynn, Director Asset Management, HCP, Inc.
Exhibitors included Sorella, Neurosurgery, Central Pulmonary, Kidney Foundation, Baby Friendly, Rehab (Gabe Jackson), St. Joseph Hospice, Prep HIV, Behavioral Health, Burn Center, Cardiovascular Services, Lab, Mississippi Home Care, Deaconess Hospice, City of Jackson on Aging, Trinity Pediatric Clinic, Walmart Vision Care, and Radiology.