Health screenings save lives. Early detection of conditions such as hypertension or
elevated blood sugar can help prevent serious diseases like diabetes and heart disease that kill thousands of
Mississippians every year.
Health screening is quick and easy. You can have your weight, blood pressure and blood
sugar checked in just a few minutes by public health professionals. It doesn’t hurt, and it takes no special
Screenings events are free. Health screening events are public services from the Mississippi Department of
Health and their partners. All our screenings are done at no cost to you.
Find health screening events near you
MDH regularly schedules health events around the state. Check our list of upcoming events and event calendar for one near you.
Health screening lets you take charge of your health. Health screenings can educate you
on the simple changes to your lifestyle that keep you on the road to good health.
Health screenings come to you. We can help arrange a health screening and education
event at workplaces, churches, community centers, shopping malls, or other public places. Check with the
Department of Health on how your organization or event can have one.
Arrange a Health Screening Event
Health screening events have a wide variety of detection and education to offer. We’ll work
with you to choose what’s best for your group, event and location. Contact the MDH Office of
Preventive Health at (601) 576-7781 for more information.