Service offers free homeless health screenings

Saint Joseph’s Mercy Care Services is holding a Health Care for the Homeless Day Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Gateway Center, located at 275 Pryor Street in Atlanta.

Mercy Care will offer a variety of free health screenings including adult blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol, HIV counseling and testing services, and more with its Mobile Medical Unit.

For more information about the Health Fair, please contact Saint Joseph’s Mercy Care Services at (678) 843-8600.

Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and Saint Joseph’s Health System, Saint Joseph’s Mercy Care Services has been serving this Atlanta community for more than 24 years through a system of two fixed and other mobile clinic sites.

The Gateway Center is a 24-hour facility that provides comprehensive services to the chronically homeless of Atlanta.