April 23, 2024

’22 Wellness Fair Oct 14


The 2022 Community Health & Wellness Fair, hosted by St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services, will be held Friday, Oct. 14, from 9am-3:30pm, in the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland campus, located at 44219 Airport Road in California, MD, next to Wildewood Center.

Health screenings will include body composition, glucose, skin cancer, hearing, vision, and blood pressure. Licensed Massage Therapist Gwynne Hill with California Total Body Massage will be on-site all day, offering free 15-minute mini-massages. The Pharmacy at PJ Bean will be supplying flu and COVID-19 vaccinations. Bring your insurance card – all insurance agencies are accepted.

A shred truck will also be on-site at the Health Fair from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., sponsored by the St. Mary’s County Health Department – Prevention Services. Additionally, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and St. Mary’s County Health Department will be on-site to collect medications, including diabetic supplies such as needles, lancets and EpiPens.

The Department thanks our many sponsors for this event, including CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Jacobs Audiology, St. Mary’s County Health Department – Prevention Services, St. Mary’s Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and The Pharmacy at PJ Bean!

Preregister online before noon Thursday, Oct. 13. Online registrants will be eligible for a special prize. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Sarah Miller, Community Programs & Outreach Division Manager, at 301-475-4200, ext. 1073, or email [email protected].

A shred truck will be available for on-site document disposal from 9:30am-1:30pm.

Medication Collection services will be available all day!

Presentations will include:

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Michael Watson – Alzheimer’s Association
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Brain Injury 101
Najah Britton – Brain Injury Association of Maryland
11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
Michael Watson – Alzheimer’s Association
1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Health Screenings will include:

Hearing Screenings – Jacobs Audiology

Skin Cancer Screenings – Mid Atlantic Skin Surgery Institute

Blood Pressure, Body Composition, and Glucose Screening – MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital

Vision Screenings – Lions Club

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccinations – The Pharmacy at PJ Bean

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