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Mission Community Joins Forces for a Health Fair Event to provide FREE health screening services

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MISSION, TX – The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the City of Mission and Mission Regional Medical Center to host its 26th Annual Mission Community Health & Wellness Fair. This year’s event will be a two-day event that will be held at the Mission Event Center on Thursday, December 3, 2020, and Friday, December 4, 2020, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event is free, open to the public, and will provide free comprehensive blood screenings, awareness, and education.

The Mission Regional Medical Center’s laboratory team will provide a free master blood test over the two-day event while supplies last, ​in which a 12-hour fast is required before the test​. We are making sure we are mindful of making this event as safe as possible, in the midst of the current pandemic times we are in. To ensure we are staying safe, this event will be held over the span of two days, and wellness blood tests will be done by appointment. Appointments can be made today by contacting the GMCC office at 956-585-2727 Monday – Friday from 8:30 am- 12:00 pm.

Free health screenings will be provided as well and will include some of the following services: – Flu Vaccines – Complete Blood Count – Total Cholesterol – Comprehensive Metabolic Panel – QuantaFlow and more.

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Our event this year will have a virtual educational component where virtual attendees can learn more about local health services and participate in virtual health discussions pertaining to staying safe from COVID-19 and other health education topics will be conducted by some of Mission Regional Medical Center’s specialty doctors.

“Despite the many adjustments and changes our country and community have endured this past year, The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce is now more than ever, focused, and committed to advocating for a healthier community environment. We continue to support and encourage our business partners to come together to engage in meaningful efforts for the well-being of the All America City of Mission” said Brenda Enriquez, President & CEO of the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce. GMCC will provide local organizations and business members the opportunity to gather to help educate and serve, “we highly encourage dedicated organizations interested in the opportunity to participate as one of our health and wellness vendors, while joining forces with us to ensure this annual event is a community-wide effort,” said Enriquez.

Through these efforts, the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce aims to truly make an impact on the quality of life by providing vital services to all individuals and families of the community.

Sponsorships and exhibitors’ booths are now available for purchase by contacting C.J. Sanchez, GMCC Vice President at 956-585-2727, or at ​vicepresident@missionchamber.com​ and, for more information about this event, please visit our website at visit ​www.missionchamber.com.

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Reminder- All wellness blood tests will be done by appointment only to ensure the safety of our medical volunteers and of those attending this year’s event. ​Appointments can be made today by contacting the GMCC office at 956-585-2727 or e-mailing us at gmcc Monday – Friday from 8:30 am- 12:00 pm.

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