Southeast Georgia Health System to Offer Community Health and Wellness Fair

Child Participating in the Community Health and Wellness FairAug 25, 2015 – Southeast Georgia Health System will host its annual Community Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Camden County Recreation Center, 1050 Wildcat Drive in Kingsland. The health fair will include many different educational opportunities and health screenings for the entire family, as well as community vendors and children’s activities.

da Vinci®Robotic Surgery Exhibit– Attendees will be offered a hands-on opportunity to test drive a full-size working model of the da Vinci Surgical System used for minimally invasive robotic surgery.

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.

Car Seat Safety Checks– Certified child passenger safety technicians from Safe Kids Kingsland will be set up in the parking lot to perform safety checks on booster and infant car seats to determine if they are correctly installed and appropriate for the age and size of the child.


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. The pharmacist will answer questions and discuss possible side-effects or medication interactions.

Free Health Screenings – No appointment needed.
  • Bone density
  • Blood pressure
  • Pulse oximetry to measure level of oxygen in the blood
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Skin checks

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 (screening) – Requires a physician's order. Insurance is accepted and financial assistance is available to patients who qualify. For an appointment, call 912-466-5234.

For more information about the Community Health & Wellness Fair ,visit sghs.org/healthfair.

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