May 16, 2017 – Southeast Georgia Health System will host its annual
Community Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m., at Brunswick High School, 3885 Altama Ave. The free event will
include many health education opportunities and screenings, as well as
demonstrations, chair massages and children’s activities. In addition,
dozens of local health and wellness businesses and organizations will
be in attendance.
Free Health Screenings – No appointment needed.
- Bone density
- Blood pressure
- Gait analysis (assesses walking style to identify hip, pelvis and ankle-related
- 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 Health 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).
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.
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.
Celebrate wellness with us and create a healthier lifestyle by learning
more about prevention and treatment of common chronic illnesses, such
as: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, balance disorders, cancer and much
more. For additional information about the Community Health & Wellness
Fair, call 1-855-ASK-SGHS (1-855-275-7447) or visit