Singing River Health Systems upcoming events

Singing River Health System has announced a few upcoming events this week dedicated to heart health and stopping the spread of COVID-19.

On Thursday, the system will hold a safe heart cardiac health screening event at the Center for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery in Ocean Springs.

Participants should be 55 years or older and can register for an appointment by emailing or texting 228-547-2251.

The screenings cost $75 via cash or check or $78 using Visa or Mastercard only.

Additionally, a COVID-19 vaccine event and blood drive are set for this Friday in Jackson County. The event will be held at Christus Victor Lutheran Church on Bienville Boulevard in Ocean Springs from 9 to 10 a.m. First dose Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson shots will be available.

The community blood drive with the Blood Center will take place from noon to 6 p.m. at Wade Baptist Church in the Wade Community.