Congressman David Scott will host the his annual Thirteenth Congressional District Health Fair on Saturday, August 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Mundy’s Mill High School (9652 Fayetteville Rd., 30238). The event is now in its 15th year. Advance registration is encouraged via the Congressman’s website.
The event will include free screenings, exams and information for breast cancer, prostate cancer, HIV, diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol, uterine fibroid, mental health, vision, glaucoma, dental, orthopedic and flu shots. Eligibility screenings will be available for Medicaid, PeachCare, Medicare, Social Security, SNAP, Head Start, veterans’ health and service-connected disability benefits, and HomeSafe Georgia.
More than 100 health and wellness vendors will participate in the event. Vendors include the American Cancer Society, Atlanta Fibroid Center, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Emory Eye Center, Grady Health System, JenCare, Walgreens and WellStar Health System.
The Atlanta VA Health Care System and Atlanta VA Regional Office will provide veterans services, including vision exams, counseling for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), mental health services, and health eligibility benefits consultations. The Georgia Department of Community Affairs will share information about the HomeSafe Georgia Mortgage Assistance Programs, which may provide up to $50,000 to reinstate delinquent mortgages or pay down underwater mortgage principal balances.
Georgia’s 13th Congressional District includes portions of six counties around metro Atlanta, including Cobb, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton and Henry. The district includes a significant portion of the city of South Fulton.
Photo: Congressman David Scott at the 14th annual health fair. (Photo Credit: Office of Congressman Scott.)