(BREESE, IL)— Pre-registration is open for HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s upcoming Fall Health Fair screenings. The screenings will take place in four communities, each from 6 to 10 a.m. The community is invited to pre-register for the event.
 
The scheduled dates and locations are as follows:

  • Wednesday, September 5 at the Breese KC Hall – Register by August 29.

  • Wednesday, September 19 at the Carlyle KC Hall – Register by September 12. 

  • Wednesday, October 3 at the Trenton First United Methodist Church – Register by September 26.

  • Wednesday, October 17 at the Germantown Legion –Register by October 10.

Registration forms are available at the hospital’s front desk, the HealthPlex, local doctors’ offices, local libraries and on the hospital’s web site, stjoebreese.com/healthfairs.  The 2018 Health Fair form must be received at the hospital one week before the health fair you plan to attend. If sending a check with your form, please have one check per individual.
 
The form may be dropped off at the hospital’s front entrance desk, faxed to 618-526-1404, mailed to “Health Fair, PO Box 99, Breese, IL 62230,” or emailed to sjb.healthfair@hshs.org. On-site registration the day of the event will also be available. For other registration information or questions regarding the health fair, please call Judy at 618-526-5351.
 
The event will include vendor booths and several screenings at no cost. No-cost health screenings include a blood pressure check, diabetes finger stick, body composition test, pulmonary function and pulse oximetry tests. The following screenings are offered at a reduced fee: 

  • A comprehensive health and blood screening, which includes chemistry testing, a complete blood count and more, costs just $45.

  • Additional testing that can be added on includes:

    • The PSA or prostate screening (for Men Only) for $15.

    • Hemoglobin A1C test to detect or monitor diabetes for $10.

    • Vitamin D level blood screening for $15.

    • Bone density heel screening to detect osteoporosis for $5.

    • Colon cancer screening kit, an at-home screening for $1. 

For more information about HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese’s 2018 Health Fair, call 618-526-5351 or visit stjoebreese.com/healthfairs

Media Contact

Ashley Gramann

Manager, Communications
HSHS Illinois
Office: (618) 526-5439
Cell: (618) 651-2588
ashley.gramann@hshs.org

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