May 2, 2014

Wayne Medical Center hosts health fair in Collinwood

WAYNESBORO, Tenn. — More than 230 people attended a health fair hosted by Wayne Medical Center (WMC) on April 26, at Collinwood Middle School. The free event featured health screenings, kids’ activities and information on health and wellness topics. The Collinwood Police Department also conducted a free drug take-back program to assist residents in safely disposing of medications that are outdated and no longer needed.

Joining WMC to sponsor the health fair were Duren’s Health Mart Pharmacy, Lifespan Health, Wayne County Bank, Bank of Collinwood, Collinwood Drugs, Deaconess Home Care, Peoples Bank, TN Quality Homecare and Hospice, Volunteer Homecare of West TN, Volunteer Hospice, Wayne County Assisted Living and Wayne County Nursing Home.

Wayne Medical Center CEO Harley Smith (left) is

pictured with Wayne County Executive Jason Rich,

his wife, Stacey, and Ty Elliott Rich.

General Surgeon Lee Howard, M.D., (right)

and Surgical Technologist Mason McKinney

are pictured at the health fair on April 26.

A free drug take-back program was offered by

the Collinwood Police Department during the

health fair. Pictured (l-r) are Chief David Martin,

Investigator Shang Rippy, WMC Pharmacy

Director Olivia Barrington and Pharmacy

Technician Kelli Brewer.