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Aiken Tech health fair to offer screenings, vendors

November 13, 2017 GMT

Aiken Technical College’s health sciences division will hold its annual Community Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Student Activities Center gymnasium.

The event is free and open to the public.

The health fair will include information on health topics, including breast, lung and prostate cancers; dental care; massage therapy; nutrition; weight management; eye care; medication safety; chiropractic care; hypertension; cholesterol; obesity; influenza; pneumonia; HIV/AIDS; and diabetes.

Free blood pressure, cholesterol and oral cancer screenings will be available.

The event also will include interactive demonstrations such as a driving while texting simulation, endoscopic surgery simulation, massage chair and sheep eye dissection.

Participating community vendors include Relax, and Renew Massage LLC; Nutrition with Ginger; Beach Medical Weight Loss-North Augusta; Vista Optical; Align Life of Aiken; and Aiken Professional Association.

For more information, contact Coretta Gothie at 803-508-7639 or gothiec@atc.edu or Katie Brown at 803-508-7451 or brownkk@atc.edu.

Want to go?

WHAT: ATC Community Health Fair

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15

WHERE: Student Activities Center gym on the campus of Aiken Technical College, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville

COST: Free

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 803-508-7639 or email gothiec@atc.edu