August 18, 2017 – Celebrate wellness with us and create a healthier
lifestyle by attending the Southeast Georgia Health System Community Health
and Wellness Fair, Saturday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Camden County
Recreation Center, 1050 Wildcat Drive, Kingsland.
The free health fair will feature educational opportunities and health
screenings for the community, as well as local vendors, children’s
activities, fire truck and ambulance tours. Participants can learn about
prevention and treatment of common chronic illnesses, such as diabetes,
cardiovascular disease, balance disorders, cancer and much more
Free Medication Review – Attendees are encouraged to bring all medications, including prescriptions,
over-the-counter, vitamins and supplements, for a one-on-one review with
a licensed pharmacist to discuss possible side effects or medication interactions.
Free Health Screenings – No appointment needed.
- Bone density
- Blood pressure
- Grip strength analysis
- Prostate exams (men 40 and older)
- Pulse oximetry (measures level of oxygen in the blood)
- Pulmonary function (measures how well lungs work)
- Skin checks
- Vascular (detects blood vessel blockages that can put a person at risk
of stroke or aneurysm)
Low-Cost Screenings – Appointments required, results will be mailed to participants.
- Heart health screening – Includes an electrocardiogram (EKG) and
lipid profile for a cost of $25. Fasting (12 hours) required for the lipid
profile. For an appointment, call 1-855-ASK-SGHS (1-855-275-7447).
- Mammograms – Requires a physician's order. Insurance is accepted
and financial assistance is available to patients who qualify. For an
appointment, call 1-855-ASK-SGHS (1-855-275-7447).
Teddy Bear Clinic – Children can bring in one of their stuffed dolls or animals to
receive a check-up and some tender loving care for injuries, such as missing
buttons or tattered arms and legs. Health System team members will also
demonstrate a variety of medical treatments a child may encounter while
at the doctor’s office or hospital.
For additional information about the Community Health & Wellness Fair,
call 1-855-ASK-SGHS (1-855-275-7447) or visit