The Shannon Center

SXU Annual Health Fair

Save the date! 

The 12th Annual Health Fair will be free and open to the community.  

Friday, March 20, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Shannon Center

VENDORS interested in participating in the 2015 Health Fair can contact Kristy Allen (kallen@sxu.edu) or Jennifer Quinlan (quinlan@sxu.edu).  

See what was offered at the 2014 Annual Health Fair:

 2014 Participating Health Fair Vendors



ABBVIE LLC Education, support and resources for Crohn's disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Psoriasis
Advocate Trinity Hospital Cholesterol screening
Accelerated Rehab Physical Therapy Free injury assessments
Advocate Christ Center for Breast Care Self breast exam demonstration and information about mammograms
Advocate Trinity Hospital Cholesterol screening
American Kidney Fund

Blood pressure and blood glucose checks

Free comprehensive kidney screening for the first 50 people. Includes analysis of blood pressure, sodium, calcium, glucose, liver functioning, and more!

Athletico Strength exercises for proper back care
Blue Cross Blue Shield/Mid-American Group Maximizing SXU employee health and wellness benefits
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Education about various health care options and Medicare information
Chartwells Energy Zone Healthy cooking demonstrations at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
Chiro One Wellness Center Spinal screenings and chair massage
Christ Hospital Cardiac and Stroke Prevention

Information/consultation on heart disease and stroke prevention

Oxygen saturation test

Cook County Department of Public Health

Information on tobacco

Carbon monoxide breathalyzer screenings

Core Fitness and Physical Therapy/Beverly Spinning Pilates and spinning demonstrations
Curves Body fat and BMI testing
Devine Nutrition Ask the Nutritionist and table presentations on nutrition
Dr. Pandit Foot and Ankle Clinic Foot Screenings
Elder Life Professionals

Blood pressure and blood sugar readings

Estate sales - free appraisals by Pam Benson

Exactcare Pharmacy Pre-package and sort medication by dosage day/time
Family Eye Physicians Vision screenings
Five Start CPR and First Aid CPR, AED use, choking techniques and first aid for adult, child and infant
Greenwood Chiropractic Wellness Center Computerized stress test
Health4Chicago/CDPH Free flu shots and free vaccination consultation
Heartland Blood Centers Blood Drive
Home Instead Senior Care

Information for senior help

Free popcorn

Illinois Secretary of State: Organ and Tissue Donor Registration Organ donor education and registration
Life Alarm Emergency Response System for seniors (in their own home)
MetroSouth Medical Center

Bone Density Screening

Prostate Screening (blood draw - males 35 and over)

Morgan Park Junior Women's Club Providing A.N.D. - domestic violence literature
Overeaters Anonymous Information on overeating
Running for Kicks Shoe assessments - find the right shoe for you
Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center Healthy aging tips for brain fitness
Sam's Club Healthy samples, purchase a membership and receive a $10 gift card
Skaklee Nutrition and green cleaning information
SXU Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Hearing screenings
SXU Health Center and School of Nursing

Fasting blood glucose screening and counseling

Blood pressure check and counseling

Weight/BMI measurement and counseling 

SXU Health Communications Class Stress Assessment and Make-Your-Own Stress Ball
SXU Ludden Speech Clinic Speech and language screening for adults and children
SXU Nutrition Class Diet Analysis
SXU Shannon Center Trainers Three-minute cardiovascular step test, flexibility test and BMI testing
Tricoci University Nail polishing 

Boxing demonstrations and fitness testing

Membership discounts


Information on vaccinations, physicals and screenings

Pneumonia vaccinations

Free samples and refreshments will be served from the following vendors:

  • Chartwells
  • Gatorade
  • Great American Bagel
  • Muscle Milk
  • Vita COCO