Health fair set for Saturday


A Southeast Arkansas Health fair, “An Ounce of Prevention” will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1026 South Missouri Street in Pine Bluff. There will be free blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and HIV screenings; and breast examination demonstrations.

A cancer screening lecture will be presented from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. by Dr. Juanita Fleming; and a stroke and heart attack prevention lecture will be presented from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. by Dr. Manuel Kelley.

Free gifts, food, drinks and educational material will be available.