Health fair and vaccine event to be held in Mobile

Mobile County

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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The “Stay Well Community Health Fair and Vaccine Event” will be held Oct. 23 for Mobile residents. 

The event is being hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Gamma Rho Omega Chapter and will feature:

  • COVID-19 Vaccines
  • Well-Living Information
  • Expert Panel of Doctors 
  • Health Resources
  • Health Screenings

Gamma Rho Omega Vice-President, Roslyn Mixon-Phillips explains why the event is needed in Mobile. 

“This event is serving as a call to action for each of us to reach at least one person in our Black community in order to make a difference,” said Phillips. “Our national platform is Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service, therefore we are joining other organizations to serve our community with vaccines, mammograms and information on ways to remain healthy and safe.”

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chastang-Fournier K-8 School.

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