Emory Johns Creek Hospital Provides Free Screenings at Health & Wellness Fair

Johns Creek Health FairEmory Johns Creek Hospital’s Christina Vick, director of lab services, was one of several hospital volunteers who provided free health screenings and patient education at the Park Place Health & Wellness Fair, Friday, Oct. 10. The fair, which launched last year, is hosted by Park Place at Newtown School, an active adult center operated by Johns Creek’s Department of Recreation and Parks.

Vick and other volunteers provided free blood pressure, glucose, bone density screenings for the event, and Specialty Certification Coordinator, Patricia Victor, counseled attendees on stroke symptoms and risk factors.

Women of all ages interested in free screenings and stroke awareness education are invited to attend Emory Johns Creek Hospital’s 2014 Ladies’ Night Out event on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Suite 109 of Physicians Plaza. The event, presented in partnership with Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton Counties, is free and open to the public. In addition to health, beauty and other vendors, the Johns Creek Arts Center will exhibit paintings, pottery, jewelry and other works created by local artists. Desserts and coffee will be served during the event.

At this year’s Ladies’ Night Out, Gina Lundberg, MD, clinical director of Emory Women’s Heart Center, will host an educational session on women’s stroke symptoms and risk factors. Dr. Lundberg’s presentation will begin at 6:50 p.m. Attendees of Dr. Lundberg’s presentation receive a complimentary gift bag.

RSVP by calling 678-474-8200!

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