August 26, 2013

Lewis Health Center to host free health fair on September 14


HOHENWALD, Tenn. – Lewis Health Center will host its annual community health fair on Saturday, September 14, from 8:00 a.m. until noon. The free event will be held in the Family Life Center at Blondy Church of God, located at 529 Swan Avenue in Hohenwald.

The health fair will feature booths offering services and information on a variety of health and wellness topics. Free screenings and wellness tests will include:

  • Balance and fall risk assessment
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Bone density analysis
  • Lipid panel/glucose screening (fasting for 12 hours recommended)
  • Otoscope (ear) exam
  • Oxygen saturation
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Skin cancer screening provided by Dr. Joel Kochanski, a specialist in radiation oncology 

In addition to the informational booths and wellness screenings, children will be able to enjoy games and activities. Free food and drinks will be provided and door prizes will be awarded.

The public is encouraged to attend this free health fair sponsored by Lewis Health Center and Lewis County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, along with High Forest Health Group, Behavioral Healthcare Center at Columbia, Rapid Care, Volunteer Home Health of West TN, TN Quality Homecare and Hospice, D&L Home Care, Inc., and Cornerstone Health Systems. For more information, call 796.6248.