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Forsythia Health Fair to be held Saturday, February 25

Atrium Health Navicent invites the community to participate in a healthy day of learning and fun at the Forsythia Health Fair, scheduled for Saturday, February 25, 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Monroe Regional Medical Complex (120 North Lee Street, Forsyth).

The entire family is invited to participate in health screenings, demonstrations and discussions related to personal health and wellness. The following are just a few opportunities that will be offered at the Forsythia Health Fair:

"¢ Free health screenings, including:

o Breast exams

o Blood pressure

o Fall risk assessment

o Full blood lipid screenings

o Glucose

"¢ Angioscreen, a painless non-invasive method to determine a person's risk for heart disease and stroke, will be offered for $50*. Preregistration is required. Please call 1-800-627-2393 for an appointment.

"¢ Prostate Specific Antigen Tests, a screening to detect prostate cancer, provided by Monroe County Hospital for $10.

"¢ Health education for teenagers.

"¢ Zumba Latin-infused dance aerobic demonstration.

For more information, please visit or call (478) 633-6336.

*Atrium Health Navicent offers Angioscreen at no charge to U.S. military veterans.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent was incorporated on November 17, 1994, as a nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to coordinate the Medical Center, Navicent Health and other affiliated entities in their mission of providing a comprehensive continuum of high quality, reasonably priced healthcare services to the region. Atrium Health Navicent has 830 beds for medical, surgical, rehabilitation and hospice purposes. The health system includes The Medical Center, Navicent Health, a nationally recognized tertiary teaching hospital; Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, the region's only dedicated pediatric hospital; Medical Center of Peach County, Atrium Health Navicent, a rural critical access hospital; Rehabilitation Hospital, Atrium Health Navicent, the region's oldest and most experienced rehabilitation provider; Pine Pointe, Atrium Health Navicent, which provides palliative and hospice care in homes and in its facility; Carlyle Place, Atrium Health Navicent, the area's first continuing care retirement community; Navicent Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Atrium Health Navicent; as well as diagnostic and home care services. For more information, please visit