Atrium Health Navicent Hosts Free Family Fun Day

Atrium Health Navicent is hosting a Family Fun Day, offering free health screenings and activities for the entire family from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The event will be held at Atrium Health Navicent Peyton Anderson Cancer Center, 800 First St., Macon.

Available services will include:

• Glucose screenings

• PSA testing

• Body mass index

• Blood pressure screenings

• Clinical breast exams

• Mammograms

• Vaccinations

Children’s activities will also be available, including face painting, pictures with caring characters, prize drawings and more. A food truck will be on site with food available for purchase.

“Knowing your numbers – glucose levels, body mass index, blood pressure and more – and being current on screenings and vaccinations is vital to health for individuals of all ages. Families and individuals alike are invited to participate in Atrium Health Navicent’s Family Fun Day where they can take preventative steps to improve their health, and have some fun too,” said Dr. Paul Dale, chief of surgical oncology for Atrium Health Navicent and medical director for Atrium Health Navicent Peyton Anderson Cancer Center.

Parking for the event is available in the blue parking deck, located at the corner of Hemlock and Second streets in downtown Macon. For more information, call 478-633-6250.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent is the leading provider of health care in central and south Georgia and is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Atrium Health Navicent is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the third-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. Atrium Health Navicent provides high-quality, personalized care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation’s leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home – including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. Throughout its 125-year history in the community, Atrium Health Navicent has remained dedicated to enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. It is also one of the leading teaching hospitals in the region, helping to ensure viability for rural health care for the next generation. For more information, please visit www.NavicentHealth.org.

About Advocate Health

Advocate Health is the third-largest nonprofit integrated health system in the United States – created from the combination of Advocate Aurora Health and Atrium Health. Providing care under the names Advocate Health Care in Illinois, Atrium Health in the Carolinas, Georgia and Alabama, and Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin, Advocate Health is a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, with Wake Forest University School of Medicine serving as the academic core of the enterprise. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Advocate Health serves nearly 6 million patients and is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies. It is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology, pediatrics and rehabilitation, as well as organ transplants, burn treatments and specialized musculoskeletal programs. Advocate Health employs nearly 150,000 team members across 67 hospitals and over 1,000 care locations and offers one of the nation’s largest graduate medical education programs with over 2,000 residents and fellows across more than 200 programs. Committed to equitable care for all, Advocate Health provides nearly $5 billion in annual community benefits.