MONASTERY HEALTH FAIR
Saturday October 13, 2018, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
THE HEALTH FAIR OFFERS FREE MEDICAL SCREENINGS
Screenings begin at 10:00 AM and registrations end at 2:00 PM
With the collaboration of a generous team of medical professionals, doctors, nurses, medical technicians, and volunteer staff, all friends of the monastery, the monastery aims to help empower the residents of our community-at-large to take charge of their health.
The main objective is to increase health awareness by providing health screenings, activities, materials, demonstrations, and information. The health fair targets area residents. However, there are no boundaries when it comes to participants.
Piedmont Rockdale joins us again with their community outreach initiative offering free blood screening that covers many areas as listed below. New to our offerings - Walgreens has partnered with us this year to provide a limited amount of free flu shots to the uninsured. Vaccines for those who have insurance will be available; Pregnancy Aid Clinic is providing free pregnancy testing, client advocacy and follow-up appointments for ultrasounds as needed; Cardiac screening courtesy of Atlanta Heart Associates, these are all added to our list.
People from all walks of life and income levels can take advantage of these health fair screenings.
List of the Screenings that will be available.
Flu shots - free (1st 50 applicable)
Vision screening (children included) - The Lions Club
Cardiac screening - courtesy of Atlanta Heart Associates
Dental / Oral - Dental HCS Mobile RV - (children included)
Skin screening - Dermatologist
Body Mass Index (BMI) screening
Bone health screening (bone density)
Ankle-brachial Index test (A.B.I.)
Blood pressure screening
Blood Work (Blood Draw), courtesy of Rockdale Medical Center, includes:
(Prostate/PSA (Men Only), Blood Chemistry Screening (provides baseline information on Hemoglobin A1C - blood glucose, liver, kidneys, thyroid, and more), Hemoglobin A1C, Lipid Panel (cholesterol)
Free pregnancy testing, client advocacy and follow-up appointments for ultrasounds as needed - courtesy of Pregnancy Aid Clinic (RV Mobile Clinic)
Body position & posture - Chiropractor (Spinal Screening)
Massage therapy - there will also be a team of massage therapists
There is no charge for medical screenings, and parking is also free.
Email cal(at)trappist.net or call 678-964-2237 for more information.
Check back here for updated information.
Piedmont Rockdale also participates in numerous community events throughout the year to bring awareness to the health of our community. Piedmont Rockdale has been part of the Monastery Health Fair for several years and returns to us again offering free blood/draw screenings. Blood screening can catch potential health problems in their early stages when they can be managed most effectively.
|Rockdale County Health Department joins us for the 3rd year as they work towards creating a healthy, protected, and prepared community. The Rockdale County Health Department provides services to children, teens, and adults that are affordable and easily available. At their table, they will provide blood pressure and glucose checks, health education on immunizations, women's health, and STD/STI testing and counseling to our community.|
|With the generous collaboration of Georgia Career Institute and their wellness program, we have offerings of comprehensive therapeutic massages available to all attendees and participants.|