Aug. 12, 2019 –Are you ready to improve your family’s health,
but aren’t sure what health care resources are available? With more
than 50 vendors in attendance, the health care professionals at Southeast
Georgia Health System believe it is never too late to learn how to improve
one’s health and succeed in living a healthier lifestyle.
The community is invited to attend the Southeast Georgia Health System free
Community Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, August 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Camden County Recreation
Center, 1050 Wildcat Drive, Kingsland.
In addition to free and low-cost health screenings, the event will include
education on a variety of health and wellness topics, services and resources
offered by local community and Health System professionals. Attendees
will have the opportunity to learn about the prevention and treatment
of common chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease,
balance disorders, cancer and much more.
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)
Low Cost Health Screenings
Heart Health Screenings – Includes an electrocardiogram (EKG) and lipid profile for $25.
Fasting (12 hours) and appointments are required for the lipid profile.
Results will be mailed to participants. To schedule an appointment, call
Breast Cancer Screenings – Scheduling a mammogram appointment is encouraged; 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
Fun for the Whole Family
Medication Reviews – 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.
For additional information about the Community Health & Wellness Fair,
call 855-ASK-SGHS (855-275-7447) or visit