Choppin It Up Barbershop Series prompts health awareness one cut at time

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By: The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health

Jackson, MS (January 21, 2024) – The Choppin’ It Up Barbershop Series: A Black Men’s Health Awareness Event is scheduled for Sunday, January 28, 2024, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Barbers, Inc., Barbershop, located at 5344 North State Street, Jackson, MS

The Choppin’ It Up Barbershop Series is dedicated to promoting Black men’s Health and well-being. Attendees will have access to free health screenings, informative materials, and free food.  As a special incentive, the five individuals to receive health screenings will receive a complimentary haircut. 

The Choppin’ It Up Barbershop Series is sponsored by the Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health, the Black Men’s Equity Council, University of Mississippi Medical Center.  For more information, contact Warren Jones at (424) 312-5866 or via email at wjones@advancingminorityhealth.org.

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Media Contacts: Dr. Sandra Melvin, iamh@advancingminorityhealth.org   (769) 572-5263

The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health was established in 2019 to reduce health disparities among disadvantaged and underserved minority populations in Mississippi through the development of collaborative partnerships with community stakeholders and the implementation of evidence-based public health interventions with a particular focus on health equity.  

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