OLOL hosting free community health fair


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Our Lady of the Lake Hospital is holding their second annual Willie Hawkins Community Health Fair, Saturday, offering health screenings and educational resources free of charge.

The fair is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the LSU Health Baton Rouge North Clinic at 5439 Airline Highway. Adult screenings for colorectal cancer, blood pressure, glucose, adult flu shots and HIV will be offered at no cost. Participants will also learn about free education seminars about hypertension, chronic kidney diseases, diabetes and opioid abuse.

To learn more about the health fair and more offerings from Our Lady of the Lake, click here.

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