BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- CareSouth and Representative C. Denise Marcelle will host a Back to School event on July 17 at the BREC Gus Young Gym from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Free backpacks filled with school supplies and gym bags filled with PPE supplies will be given to the first 500 students. All youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

CareSouth will also have staff on site to administer the COVID-19 vaccination for free and eligible participants 18 years and older.

No registration is required to attend this event.