Health and wellness checks, COVID-19 vaccine and more available at CATS Terminal

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Michael Johnson

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A free event is taking place on Monday morning at the CATS Terminal on Florida Blvd.

A Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic and Health & Wellness Fair is making health and wellness checks, educational material and the COVID-19 vaccine available to the community.

Healthy Blue is hosting this event which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

According to Healthy Blue, “the first 100 families will be provided fresh produce and protein boxes from Top Box Louisiana.”

Walgreens Pharmacy is dispensing the COVID-19 vaccine and the health and wellness checks are going to take place inside the Healthy Blue Mobile Medical Van.

Along with CATS and Walgreen’s, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Baton Rouge Chapter is also taking part in today’s event.

Healthy Blue is providing details about the benefits of the Healthy Blue Mobile Medical Van.

The managed healthcare provider states that the Healthy Blue Mobile Medical Van:

  • Is handicap accessible
  • Provides patient privacy with telehealth consultations and routine primary care services along with referrals to community resources for primary care doctors, providing resources for health insurance application assistance, education, job support and more.

According to Healthy Blue, “Metro Health’s mobile unit will be on-site to offer HIV/AIDS testing.”

The CATS Terminal is located at 2250 Florida Blvd.

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