The Whitehouse First Assembly, located at 502 Highway 110 South, is hosting a Back to School Health Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. It was reported that scores of volunteers would be stuffing backpacks with school supplies on Wednesday, Aug. 8, to ready for the event.
Many health services are being offered free of charge at the health fair. St. Paul Dental Clinic will provide dental screenings, and hearing evaluations will be provided by Audiology and Hearing solutions. Vision screenings will also be available.
Vaccinations will be provided by the NET Health Immunization program. Parents seeking immunizations for their children will need to bring shot records.
Not only are free health services being offered, but children in kindergarten through 12th grade will be given backpacks with school supplies to help them prepare for the new school year.
Haircuts are even being offered to those students who need one or simply want a new style for the new year.
Students must be present to receive goods and services which will be given while supplies last.
The event will take place rain or shine as most of the services and activities will take place inside various areas of the church facility, including inflatables and concessions.
A few outdoor activities, such as a petting zoo and safety demonstrations by first responders, are also planned.
For those willing to give, Carter BloodCare will be conducting a blood drive on-site during the health fair.
For more information about the Back to School Health Fair, visit the same-named event on the Whitehouse First Assembly Facebook page or contact the church at (903) 839-2356.