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St.Vincent Health Provides Free Health Assessments and Education at the Indiana State Fair

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WHAT: St.Vincent Health Day

WHEN: Friday, August 14, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

WHERE: Indiana State Fairgrounds

1202 E. 38th St.

Indianapolis , IN 46205

DETAILS: The St.Vincent Health Prevention Parkway exhibit will be at the Indiana State Fair for St.Vincent Day on August 14 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The faith-based hospital will offer free health assessments and education for men and women. Some of the services include:

Project 18 mobile van, weight simulation activities for kids and education on healthier food choices

Modified Clinical Test of Sensory Interaction and Balance (CTSIB) test to detect instability and balance using computer analytics

Education on self-breast exams

Breathing assessment

Diabetes risk test and educational materials

A model house that identifies safety risks for children in the home

Pills versus candy safety display for children and parents

Educational materials on spine screenings

Body Mass Index assessment

Cardiac care assessments and free heart healthy recipes

Colorectal cancer take-home kits and educational materials

Early cardiac care education

Prostate, breast, colorectal, skin and gynecology cancer education and information on upcoming free screenings

Sleep disorder assessments

Smoking cessation

Dance Dance Revolution station encouraging activity and education on healthy lifestyles

For interviews contact Jen Rice at (317) 583-4031.

St.Vincent Hospitals and Health Services

Driven by the faith of four Daughters of Charity who arrived in Indianapolis in 1881 with $34.77 in their pockets, the St.Vincent Hospital mission is to treat the poor and sick by following our Core Values of Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication. Our healthcare ministry has grown to include seven Centers of Excellence: Women’s, Children’s, Orthopedics, Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Cancer Care and Bariatrics. The ageless mission of St.Vincent remains unchanged: to minister to the minds, bodies and spirits of those in need.

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