Good Samaritan is offering a Women’s Wellness Fair this June. The
event will take place on Tuesday, June 8 at Highland Woods Community Center
in Vincennes from 7 to 10 a.m. and again from 4 to 6 p.m. (EST).
Because of the ongoing pandemic, this year’s event will be similar
to the 2020 health fair. “Last year we initiated an appointment
process to limit the number of women for social distancing purposes,”
said Tiffany Conover, Director of Marketing at Good Samaritan. “This
year, we are doing the same process, but allowing some additional hospital
departments to participate as well. Our annual health fairs are so important
to the community and we want to offer these free services to those who
Different department booths will be available such as: Rehabilitation Center,
Trauma, Breast Care Center, Stroke Services, Skin Spa, Center for Therapy
and Sports Performance and more.
In year’s past, the event has brought in between 200 to 300 women.
In addition to the free health screenings offered, other fun activities
were available such as cooking demonstrations, shopping vendors, fashion
shows, exercise tutorials and more. This year; however, will look a little
In order to participate in this year’s event, women must make an
appointment online at gshvin.org/wellnessfair or by calling 812-885-3336.
Registrations will be accepted until May 25. The free health screenings
will include bone density, blood pressure, colorectal take-home kits,
and a lab draw that will test blood sugar, cholesterol (LDL and HDL),
and glomerular filtration rate (kidney function). All attendees will be
socially distanced and must wear a mask. Fasting for 10 to 12 hours before
these screenings is recommended, but not required.
“We have taken precautions to ensure a safe wellness fair for all
said Rob McLin, Good Samaritan President and CEO. “We encourage women
to register online and join us for free screenings and health information.”