Wellness day

Lotus River CHC staff and partners with Health and Wellness MEC Dr Nomafrench Mbombo.

Lotus River Community Day Centre (CDC) held a wellness day to make health services more readily available to patients.

MEC for Health and Wellness, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo visited the clinic on Thursday May 26 as part of the wellness day activities. Also represented were the Pink Drive, Well Women and Lancelet Laboratories who offered pap smears, mammograms and prostate screening as part of the special health initiative. There were also wellness checks, family planning and Covid-vaccinations and boosters.

Those in attendance had some fun at the wellness day.

Facility manager Sister Gaironessa Jones said the event had been a success and thanked those involved. “We are so appreciative of our partners as they are putting the needs of the community first.”

MEC for Health and Wellness, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, spoke to the crowed about the importance of health screenings.