Morehouse General Hospital hosts Back to School Health Fair

Morehouse General Hospital's Back to School Health Fair
Morehouse General Hospital's Back to School Health Fair(Morehouse General Hospital)
Published: Aug. 13, 2022 at 10:59 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 13, 2022 at 11:00 PM CDT
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BASTROP, La. (KNOE) - Morehouse General Hospital brought the Morehouse Parish community together Saturday morning before the new school year.

Around 200 students showed up for the hospital’s Back to School Health Fair at North Church Bastrop on Saturday, August 13, 2022, beginning at 9 a.m.

Students were able to grab free school supplies, backpacks, haircuts, and hair accessories before starting the new school year. In addition, free vaccines and speech therapy information were available.

The hospital offered teachers free school supplies to tell them that hospital staff was there for them.

According to the hospital’s marketing director, Claudia Franklin, 75 backpacks were given away in under 10 minutes. Morehouse Parish students begin the new school year on Monday, August 15, 2022.

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