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Free medical services? Yes, you can receive them this week!

Aug 06, 2013 -- 5:30am

Free medical services are not words you hear uttered often.  Delta Regional Authority and the city of Hayti are sponsoring “Operation Healthy Delta”—offering free medical services in Hayti through the 13th.  These services will be provided by the US Army, Air Force Reserves and US Navy, and include medical screening and non-emergency medical treatment, student physicals, dental exams, extractions and fillings, minor lab tests, optometry exams and free eye glasses. Medical health resources and prescription assistance are also offered.  It’s located at the Hayti High School multipurpose building, 500 N. Fourth Street.

All the services are first come, first served and completely free, there are no income requirements and no residency requirements.  Red Cross volunteers are needed, and can contact Pemiscot County Disaster Action Team Leader Karen Hartung, at  



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