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Midwestern University Community Health Fair

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 9am to Noon


At the Downers Grove Park District
Recreation Center

4500 Belmont Road, Downers Grove
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health fair typeThe dedicated healthcare students of Midwestern University proudly offer this FREE opportunity for you to learn more about your current health through various FREE health screenings and interactive information booths. Free flu shots are also available! The students are supported by the Downers Grove Park District in making this event possible and convenient.
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Returning this year is our Children's Health section, including a Teddy Bear Clinic for kids ... and their best friends (or dolls). Hosted by the Rho Pi Phi Pharmaceutical Co-ed Fraternity, this is a fun way for kids to learn more about their own health, while being the "parent" for their friend. Click here to see the list of Children's Health activities.

Health Screenings

Booth

Information

Hosting Organization

Seasonal Flu Shots

Available for the first 200 attendees who are aged 18 and older.

American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists, Operation Immunization

Blood Pressure Screening

Elevated blood pressure can be an indicator for cardiovascular disease, stroke and heart disease.

American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists, Operation Heart

Blood Glucose Screening and Diabetes Education

For best results, 8-hour fasting is recommended. Post-screening nourishment will be available for participants.

American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists, Operation Diabetes

Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening

An unhealthy BMI increases the risk for hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, a variety of cancers, and other health concerns.

Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Co-ed Fraternity

Cholesterol Screening

Keeping your cholesterol levels healthy can lower your chances of getting heart disease or having a stroke. Learn what your levels are.

Chicago College of Pharmacy Executive Student Council

Hearing Screening

For children and adults.

National Student Speech-Hearing-Language Association

 

Health Information Booths

Booth

Hosting Organization

Smoking Cessation

Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

Alzheimer's Awareness and Memory Activities

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

Personal Care Products and Your Health

Community Pharmacy Club

DASH Diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) and Obesity Education

Phi Delta Chi Pharmaceutical Co-ed Fraternity & Class of 2016 Physical Therapy students

Psychiatric Medication and Its Effects

College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists

Proper Drug Disposal

American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists, Generation Rx

Importance of Medical Identification

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacists

Stroke Prevention

Asian Healthcare Association & Student National Pharmaceutical Association

Recreation and Fitness Options

Downers Grove Park District

Herbal Medicine Information

Association of Indian Pharmacists in America

Health Awareness and Nutrition

National Community Pharmacists Association

Osteopathic Medicine

Student American Academy of Osteopathy

Health Literacy

Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Co-ed Fraternity

Minding the Mind - Stress and Health

Rho Chi Pharmacy Co-ed Fraternity

Mental Well-Being and Daily Life Balances

Student Occupational Therapy Association

HIV Fact vs. Fiction

American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists, HIV Care

Epipen Training

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacists

At Work Body Stretches & Mechanics

Student Physical Therapy Association

Children's Health

Booth

Hosting Organization

Teddy Bear Clinic

Rho Pi Phi Pharmaceutical Co-ed Fraternity

Fire Truck Tour

Downers Grove Fire Department

Poison Prevention for Children: Candy vs. Medicine

American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists, OTC Health Literacy

Pediatric Healthy Eating and Education

Student Osteopathic Pediatric Association

GASP: Children and Asthma

Sports Medicine Club

Interactive Dosing and Measurements for Children's Medications

Pharmacy and Pediatrics Club

Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

Children's Face-Painting and Story Time

Children’s Booth Committee



More booths may become available. For additional information, please call 630-515-7615 or email to ILCCPCouncil@midwestern.edu.

*** The Health Fair will have a special section to collect unused canned food donations to support Downers Grove's FISH Pantry, a Christian organization that helkps our community members in need. ***

Downloadable and printable MWU Community Health Fair Flyer 2016.

This Community Health Fair is presented by: