MONASTERY HEALTH FAIR
Saturday October 7, 2017, 10:00AM to 3:00PM
THE HEALTH FAIR OFFERS FREE MEDICAL SCREENINGS:
Screenings begin at 10:00AM and end at 2:00PM
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 health fair targets area residents. However, there are no boundaries when it comes to participants. The Rockdale Medical Center 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 free flu shots to uninsured and underserved people. People from all walks of life and income levels can participate in this health fair.
List of the Screenings that will be available.
Vision screening (children included)
Dental / Oral, Dental HCS Mobile (children included)
Skin screening - Dermatologist
Body Mass Index (BMI) screening
Bone health screening (bone density)
Foot and ankle screening
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)
Body position & posture - Chiropractor (Spinal Screening)
Consultation / Ask a Medical Question.
Massage therapy - there will also be a team of massage therapists
There is no charge for medical screenings, and parking is also free.
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