The Shannon Center

SXU Annual Health Fair

2016 Health Fair

The 13th Annual Health Fair was free and open to the community on:  

Friday, March 18, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Shannon Center

2016 Participating Health Fair Vendors

You can view our vendors and additonal information below, or downloand our Health Fair flier (PDF). 



Advocate Christ Center for Breast Care

Breast health and bone density education

Advocate Christ Hospital Cardiac and Stroke Prevention

Information and consultation on heart disease and stroke prevention

Advocate Christ GI Medical Center

Risk assessments/advanced ACL injury and balance assessment

Advocate Trinity Hospital

 Cholesterol screening (non-fasting)
Athletico Physical Therapy

Free injury assessments/advanced ACL injury screens

Balance assessments

Axion Group

Wellness incentive program for SXU faculty and staff

Beverly Therapists

Stress Reduction Strategies

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Education about various health care options and Medicare information
Chartwells Energy Zone

Healthy cooking demonstrations

Meatless Mondays

Chiro One Wellness Center Spinal screenings and chair massage

Coal Performances - Chiropractors

Functional movement screenings 

Agility and coordination testing

Cook County Department of Public Health

Information on tobacco

Carbon monoxide breathalyzer screenings

Family health history information

Cook County Sherriff's Office

Senior Safety Information

Core Fitness and Physical Therapy/Beverly Spinning Pilates and spinning demonstrations
Costco Sample giveaways
Curves Body fat and BMI testing
Devine Nutrition

Ask the Nutritionist

Table presentations on nutrition

Durkin & Fitzpatrick DDS

Information about dental hygiene

Dental samples

Five Star CPR and First Aid CPR, AED use, choking techniques and first aid for adult, child and infant
Greenwood Chiropractic Wellness Center Computerized stress test
Harmony Health Plan

Blood pressure screening

Spin the wheel for prozes

Heartland Blood Centers

Blood drive

All donors will receive a FREE flip-cap water bottle

Home Instead Senior Care

Information for companionship, housekeeping and personal care

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

Morgan Park Junior Women's Club

Providing a New Direction Beverly Morgan Park, (AND), domestic violence literature

Information on the 5th annual Walk Out to Wipe Out Domestic Violence on March 19

NovaCare Rehabilitation

Injury Screens

Overeaters Anonymous Information on overeating, and programs
Pandit Foot and Ankle Clinic Free foot screenings
Pillars Information on addiction, sexual assault and mental health 
Running for Kicks Shoe assessments - find the right shoe for you
Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center

Healthy aging tips for brain fitness

Current research information

Sam's Club

Healthy samples

Information about pharmacy and optical

Shining Smiles Mobile Dental Services

Dental care for children under 18

Meet "Toothy" the mascot

SXU Bookstore

Adult coloring contest for stress relief

Healthy books available at the Univserity bookstore

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

SXU Health Communications Class

Tips on proper eye care

Discussions about age related vision impairments

SXU Ludden Speech and Language Clinic Speech, language, voice and cognition screening for adults and children
SXU Nutrition Class

Diet Analysis

Nutritional information for healthy eating

SXU Shannon Center Trainers Three-minute cardiovascular step test, flexibility test and BMI testing
Vein Clinics of America

Information on vein health and risk factors

Information on symptoms of vein disease and treatment options

The Vitamin Shoppe



Information on vaccinations, physicals and screenings


Weight Watchers

Information and samples

White Crane Wellness

Prostate Screening (men 40 and over)

Free samples and refreshments were served from the following vendors:

  • Chartwells
  • Gatorade
  • Great American Bagel
  • Kellog
  • Muscle Milk
  • Starbucks