Here's to Your Health-- Annual Health Fair is Thursday, Sept. 17

Here's to Your Health-- Annual Health Fair is Thursday, Sept. 17


JSU Counseling Services, University Housing and Residence Life, Health Services Center (Project Vortex), The Fair Housing Agency of Alabama, and the JSU Peer Educators will sponsor an annual health fair on Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Theron Montgomery Building Auditorium from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  The event will host agencies from around the state providing information and services to the campus and local community.  

Free services include HIV/AIDS testing, blood glucose testing, blood pressure checks, pressure point massages and sickle cell testing. Free asthma screenings, lung volume screenings, bone density screenings, and depression screenings will also be available. Please be aware that a large turnout is expected, and free services will be administered on a first come, first served basis.

Organizations participating in this year's Health Fair include: Dr. David Wade (Chiropractor), A Better Body Chiropractic, NAMI Jacksonville, 2nd Chance, Inc., Sav~A~Life, Agency for Substance Abuse Prevention, Garrett Counseling and Consulting, Health Services Center, Quality of Life Health Services, Calhoun County Health Department, Alabama Department of  Public Health, Calhoun County Extension Services, Calhoun County Mental Health Center  Sarrell Regional Dental Center, Mary Kay Cosmetics, American Red Cross and the Sickle Cell Foundation, Olivia’s House, The Dannon Project,  Regional Medical Center Inspire Treatment Services, Massages by Laura, The Right Place, and Walgreens.

Participating JSU organizations include the RMC Student Health Center, Disability Support Services, Wellness Center, Peer Educators, Counseling Services, Active Minds, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Fraternity, and the JSU NAACP Chapter.

Assistance and information will be available on the following topics:

  • Financial Literacy/Economic Empowerment
  • Nutrition
  • Birth Control
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Mental Health
  • Depression
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Stress Management
  • Fitness
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Dental Care
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Women's Health 
  • Intimate Partner Violence  
  • Tuberculosis
  • Weight Management
  • Safe Driving
  • Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
  • Immunizations
  • Tobacco Cessation

Free refreshments and door prizes hourly will be available.

For more information about the Health Fair contact JSU Counseling Services, ext. 5475.