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Navicent Health Invites Community to Annual Code Med Health Fair

Atrium Health Navicent invites the community to participate in a healthy day of learning and fun at the health system's annual Code Med Health Fair. The entire family is invited to participate in health screenings, demonstrations and seminars related to personal health and wellness.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., at the Anderson Conference Center (5171 Eisenhower Pkwy., across from Middle Georgia State University).

The following are highlights of the Code Med Health Fair:

GACHIP - A free program gives families a measure of protection against the disappearance of a child and provides law enforcement with important tools to assist in the speedy and safe recovery of a child. A single photo, fingerprinting, short video interview and DNA sample (from a mouth swab) of the child are compiled and given to the parents or guardians.

AngioScreen ® - A painless, noninvasive screening to determine risk for heart disease and stroke. Screenings are $50.00 but are provided at no charge for honorably discharged U.S. military veterans with a DOD 214 card. Please call 1-800-627-2393 to make an appointment.

Free health screenings for adults and children, including blood pressure, blood sugar, body fat analysis, cholesterol, breast cancer* and skin cancer* exams.

Free information on topics including cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and mental health.

Cyber Security Enhancement Training

Health and safety demonstrations.

Exhibits from local community organizations.

Giveaways and visits with Atrium Health Navicent's affable mascot, Medi Teddy.

"At Atrium Health Navicent, we say, "˜Everything about us is all about you.' That's not just a slogan or a catch phrase. It is a promise to each individual in the communities we serve, a promise to help each person achieve ultimate health and wellness. Events like the Code Med Health Fair are integral to building healthier communities. We invite those in our area to take advantage of the many health screenings, tips and information that will be offered at this event," said Carol Babcock, Director of Healthy Communities, Atrium Health Navicent.

*Preregistration is required for these free exams. Please call 478-633-6336.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent, the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia, is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Providing more than 1,000 beds and offering care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region, Atrium Health Navicent provides care for healthcare consumers' through an academic medical center; community, pediatric and rehabilitation hospitals; urgent care centers; physician practices; diagnostic centers; home health; hospice and palliative care; and a life plan community. Atrium Health Navicent is dedicated enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally-recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. For more information, please visit