FSCJ to Offer Free Health Education and Screenings to Jacksonville Community

The Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) North Campus invites faculty, staff, students and the community to visit the 2016 Health Literacy Fair to enjoy no-cost health and wellness related activities. There is something for everyone, including exercise sessions, health screenings and health education and training.

The event is filled with motivating exercise opportunities. It kicks off with a wellness walk at 9:30 a.m., then attendees can join in TRX Suspension Training, Silver Sneakers and Meditation classes throughout the day.

For those interested in finding out about their health, the following screenings will be offered:

  • Arthritis
  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Sugar
  • Depression
  • Hearing
  • Lice
  • Oral Health
  • Vision

OneBlood will be on-site accepting blood donations and HIV testing will also be available.

Health education sessions will be provided on sexually transmitted diseases, sports rehabilitation and physical therapy, falls prevention and dynamic stretching and health care education for seniors. Attendees can also learn more about the Affordable Care Act from Florida Blue representatives.

Limited cosmetology and massage therapy services will also be available. Additionally, there will be a CarFit event which is an education program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them. This program also provides resources to enhance driving safety for older adults.

For more information, visit fscj.edu/healthliteracyfair.

WHEN: Saturday, June 11, 2016

Wellness Walk: 9:30 a.m.

Event and Activities: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Florida State College at Jacksonville-North Campus

4501 Capper Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218

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