Women’s Health Fair Offers Education and Fun

Third annual event scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 25

 Women of all ages have health issues specific to being a woman. To offer women education, fun and chances to win prizes and pamper themselves, Jefferson Community Health & Life is planning the third annual Women’s Health Fair for Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at JCH&L. Admission is free.

The event is designed in an open house format. Women are free to come for all or part of the evening. The evening will include presentations, health-related booths, “Just for fun” booths, screenings, opportunities to be pampered, and prizes. Features are still being added – here are some of the things we already know that you’ll want to come check out!

Presentations:

  • Vaping: Harm, addiction and help, by Jessica Borrenpohl, PA-C
  • Make Yourself a Priority, Too! By Kensly Williams, UNMC PA-S
  • Annual Wellness Visit, by Kelsey Maguire, PA-C
  • Bone Density: Risk Factors & Prevention, Jessica Borrenpohl, PA-C
  • Women’s Self-Defense, by Martinez Combative Arts

Screenings:

  • Depression
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Posture and back health
  • Blood pressure
  • Blood Sugar
  • Blood typing

Participants can also sign up for vascular screenings to be offered by Bryan Health on Oct. 24, and Women’s Health Days to be held in future months.

Health booths:

Smart Moves/diabetes education; Fairbury Clinic; Chronic Care Management; Johnson Family Vision Care; Public Health Solutions; Skin and Nail care; Breast Cancer Awareness; Nebraska Community Bloodbank; Hands Only CPR—American Heart Association; What JCH&L has to offer in surgeries; Certified Trauma Recovery; Women’s Physical Fitness; Ask A Pharmacist; University of Nebraska Extension Osteoporosis Prevention

Just for Fun booths:

Pampered Chef, Keep Collective, Young Living essential oils, Stagecoach Mall, Luluroe, Indoor/Outdoor Crafts. And more to come. (Bring your wallet! Cash and carry items will be available.)

Door prizes

Six month JCH&L Burkley Fitness Center membership, women’s mountain bike, Bonham Theatre Golden Bucket, Ray’s Applemarket gift card, Fitbit, massages – and many more donated by our vendors.

Plus …. Health treats!

For more information on the Women’s Health Fair, contact Erin Starr at 402-729-6889.