BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Center for Health Equity (LCHE), in partnership with BREC and Our Lady of the Lake College, is hosting its second annual “Your Community Health is Wealth” Fair in Baton Rouge on Sept. 24.
The health fair, which is free and open to the public, will take place at BREC’s Howell Community Park, 5509 Winbourne Avenue, beginning at 1 p.m. There will be more than 30 information booths, as well as, health, dental and vision screenings, and HIV testing. Applications for Medicaid will be taken on site. “We are pleased to have so many resources with valuable services together in this community locale, including the Mobile Pregnancy Care Center this year providing free pregnancy testing and ultrasound if test results are positive,” said Alma C. Stewart, LCHE President.
The fair will also provide fun, educational activities for children of all ages and their parents such as, carnival styled activities and musical entertainment.
Additional community partners include Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Entergy, United Healthcare, A.