August 6, 2018 – Celebrate wellness with us and learn how to create
a healthier lifestyle by attending the Southeast Georgia Health System
Community Health & Wellness Fair, Saturday, Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,
at the Camden County Recreation Center, 1050 Wildcat Drive, Kingsland.
The free health fair will feature educational opportunities and health
screenings, as well as local vendors, children’s activities, fire truck
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,
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)
- Skin checks
- Vascular (detects blood vessel blockages that can put a person at risk
of stroke or aneurysm)
Heart Health Screenings – Includes an electrocardiogram (EKG) and lipid profile for a cost
of $25. Fasting (12 hours) required for the lipid profile. Appointments
required, results will be mailed to participants. To schedule an appointment,
call 855-ASK-SGHS (855-275-7447).
Breast Cancer Screenings – Mammograms will be available by appointment; however, walk-ins
are welcome. Most insurance plans are accepted and financial assistance
is available for qualifying patients. For an appointment, call 855-ASK-SGHS
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 855-ASK-SGHS (855-275-7447) or visit