Free health screenings, assessments, and information will be available at Saint Xavier University’s 10th annual Health Fair on Friday, March 22.
The fair, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Shannon Center at the University’s Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St. The fair drew more than 500 attendees last year, and will feature free screenings and assessments for blood pressure, blood glucose, bone density, hearing and vision, feet, spinal cord, injuries, cholesterol, stress and body mass index. Other activities will include free chair massages, healthy cooking demonstrations at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m.; 15-minute exercise classes featuring chair yoga from 9 to 10 a.m.), beginner strength training at 11 a.m., and zumba at noon and 1 p.m.
There will also be a blood drive hosted by Heartland Blood Centers. To register call (773) 298-3592. Donors will receive a $5 Dunkin Donuts gift card.
Area vendors at the fair will include Accelerated Rehab Physical Therapy, Advanced Eyecare Professionals, Advocate Christ Center for Breast Care, Chicago Foot and Ankle, Chiro One Wellness Center, Core Fitness and Physical Therapy/Beverly Spinning, CrossFit Beverly, Curves, Great Lakes Health and Wellness, Greenwood Chiropractic Clinic, MetroSouth Medical Center, Oak Ridge Family Dental, Overeaters Anonymous, Palos Health & Fitness Center, and Running for Kicks.