As part of Black History Month celebrations, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center is offering a health fair on Wednesday, February 23rd from 12 noon to 3 pm at the Martin Luther King Center in Natchitoches.
Everyone is invited to attend this free event which includes screenings such as blood pressure checks and blood sugar screenings. There will also be booths set up to provide information on diseases that are prevalent in African Americans and how they are diagnosed and treated.
Additional booths will provide tips on eating right, exercising, blood pressure education, preventing STDs, smoking and vaping cessation, and much more. Information on COVID and the vaccines will also be available.
About Natchitoches Regional Medical Center
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center began as a community hospital in 1955 and has grown into a 216-bed healthcare system with 750 Associates and more than 100 active and consulting physicians on its medical staff. The system is comprised of the 96-bed acute care facility, a skilled nursing home, assisted living complex, and an extensive network of clinics throughout the parish.
CONTACT: Cathy Jacobs, Director of Physician/Community Relations 318.214.4513