SEARCY, Ark. (August 4, 2012) - White County Medical Center will hold the 16th Annual A Day of Caring today, August 4, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Ganus Athletic Center on the campus of Harding University.
A Day of Caring is a community-wide outreach program that is designed to help the uninsured and underinsured residents of White County. Free medical, dental and eye screenings will be provided; additional services available include haircuts, immunizations and pap exams.
For children and teens, the 19th annual Shots for Tots and Teens will be held in conjunction with A Day of Caring. A parent or guardian should bring the child's shot record in order to
Items such as school supplies, food, Bibles, socks, underwear, diapers and personal care products will also be distributed. Various health screenings, such as blood pressure checks, and social service information will be provided.
Each year about 2,000 people benefit from A Day of Caring.
(Source: White County Medical Center)