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Taking care of yourself
Whitney Marcel plays with her yellow balloon at the health fair.
The first ever Helping Hands "Taking Care of Yourself" health fair saw nearly 300 visitors who took advantage of free health services, such as diabetes screening, ultra-sound, HIV screenings and breast exams as well as information offered by vendors' booths. Sponsors included Astra Zenica, Aids Gwinnett, Jim ‘N Nick's, Rockdale Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente, Sam's Club in Lithonia, Wal Mart, Walgreens and Kroger.

The Helping Hands Clinic, located at 1733 Lake Rockaway Rd., will soon welcome family practitioner Dr. Hope Mitcham on Fridays. For more information, call 770- 860-9545.