Community health fair vaccine event set for Saturday

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Greater Baton Rouge chapters and the W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute are hosting a vaccine event on Saturday, Dec. 4.

The Stay Well Baton Rouge Community Health Fair is free and open to the public. The event will be located at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature Black health care professionals that will participate in panel discussions on the impact of COVID-19 and the variants. Free resources will be available including COVID-19 vaccines, booster shots, shingles vaccines, flu shots, health screenings and information on how a person can maintain their health. Children ages five and older can receive the vaccine.

Health exhibits, raffles and giveaways will be featured and attendees will receive a free gift. The church is located at 9700 Scenic Hwy in Baton Rouge.

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