25th annual health clinic helps over 2,000 people - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

25th annual health clinic helps over 2,000 people

(WMC-TV) - Over 2,000 people attended the 25th annual University of Tennessee Health and Science Center community fair Saturday.

UT representative explained the incredible attendance rate is not necessarily a good thing.

"When it first started, we were offering to at-need communities. We were bringing health care to communities that did not have access. Now, everybody needs some sort of help; so, everybody from all over Memphis comes" stated Joy Shaw.

Health screenings, from pre-school physicals to immunizations, eye and dental exams were only some of the offered services. UT also gave away 1,000 backpacks, school supplies, and 26 bicycles.

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