Excel by 5 health fair just around the corner

Biloxi Excel By 5 will hold its annual Ready Set GO Children’s Health Fair on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Biloxi Resource Center, Lopez School, 140 St. John Ave.

This event is designed for children up to 5 years old. Visitors will get free age-appropriate health screenings. The screenings will include vision, physical growth, hearing, speech and language. Other activities will be a health and fitness obstacle course, proper hand washing techniques demonstrated by “Mr Germ Glow,” and families will be able to put their own home first aid kits together.

For additional information, contact Susan Hunt, 228-297-6808 or susan.hunt@biloxischools.net; or Emily Burke, 228-436-1644 or emily.burke@hma.com.