Baptist Back-to-School Drive-thru fair plan announced

NEMiss.news Aerial Map Baptist back to school fair
An aerial image of Baptist Union County’s campus and access roads identifies the best route to enter the Back to School Fair. Vehicles will line up in the south parking area near the rows of exhibitors. The route starts behind the hospital and exits out onto Highway 30.
July 15th, 2020     Featured General News

 

NEW ALBANY, MS – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free drive-through Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, July 25th.

The Fair is an annual event, which Baptist has hosted for many years.

This year, due to COVID-19, participants will stay in their motor vehicles and follow a designated route, as directed by police officers.

Children will interact with medical professionals, public safety personnel, and civic club members who help sponsor the fair.

Fire fighting equipment, ambulances and other emergency vehicles will be on display.

The Back-to-School Fair is intended for children age 12 and younger.

Adults driving children through the health fair will enter the hospital campus from Oxford Road on the south side of the hospital. New Albany Police Department (NAPD) officers will begin lining up vehicles on Oxford Road about 7:30 a.m.

Motor vehicles will drive slowly past about 25 booths offering free medical clinics, dental clinics, health tips and safety information.

School supplies will be available on a first come, first served basis.

NAPD officers will be on-site throughout the Back-to-School Fair to assure safety and an orderly flow of traffic.

For further information call 662-538-2613.

 

For more on the Baptist Back-to-School Fair: https://www.nemiss.news/baptist-union-county-drive-school-fair/

 

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