The 19th Annual MCG/Red Cross Health Fair will be Saturday at Abilene Baptist Church.
Located at 3917 Washington Road in Martinez, the health fair will be in the church's gymnasium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Medical College of Georgia Health System and the Augusta Red Cross are teaming up for the event that will focus primarily on family health and wellness.
"Both MCG and the Red Cross are devoted to promoting good health and prevention," said Sandy Hobbs, director of Network Partnerships and Outreach Services at MCG Health System.
"This is a wonderful opportunity for families to seek information on a variety of health topics that impact their daily lives."
More than 30 booths will display information on cancer, stoke, heart health, sports medicine, child safety, senior issues and more. Medical staff will be available for specific questions, such as the side effects of medications or how to develop healthy eating habits.
Free and low-cost health screenings will be available. Screenings will include vision and glaucoma test, bone-density measurements, hearing screenings, pulmonary-function tests, body-fat analysis and blood-pressure readings.
The Red Cross will conduct a blood drive at the health fair.
Local puppeteers Kids on the Block will conduct a performance and demonstrations to entertain and educate children.
The event is free and open to the public.
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