Saint Xavier University Health Fair

The Shannon Center

SXU Annual Health Fair

The 15th Annual Health Fair is free and open to the community on:

Friday, March 23, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Shannon Center
Saint Xavier University
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

2017 Participating Health Fair Vendors



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

Colon cancer risk assessment, and FIT hemoccult kits

Advocate Children's Hospital

Children's Injury prevention and poison control tips

A New Direction

Information and handouts regarding myths of domestic violence and barriers.
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 Medicaid information
Brannigan Chiropractic Center

Pre-arthritic scan and acupuncture education

Chiro One Wellness Center Spinal screenings and chair massage
Cook County Department of Public Health Family health history, carbon monoxide breathalyzer screening, information for uninsured women, and information regarding food and nutrition services
Cook County Health and Hospitals System/County Care Blood pressure and blood glucose screenings, information on local community health centers and specialty care available.

Country House Dining

Healthy food samples
Core Fitness and Physical Therapy and Beverly Spinning

Pilates and spinning demonstrations


Sample giveaways

Devine Nutrition Ask the nutritionist
Fitzpatrick Dental Information on dental hygiene
George Dunne National Golf Course (Oak Forest) Information for beginner group classes and junior programs
Harmony Health "Empower Her" campaign and giveaways
Heartland Blood Centers Blood drive and all donors receive a $5 Subway gift card
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
Little Company of Mary Hospital Home services/hospice and women and children's health
Lunettes Eyecare Health
MetroSouth Medical Center Bone density screening
Novacare Physical Therapy

Injury prevention and assessment

Overeaters Anonymous Information on overeating and programs
Pandit Foot and Ankle Clinic Foot and ankle screenings
Pillars Information on addiction, sexual assault and mental health
Running for Kicks Shoe assessments for the right fit
Sam's Club

Healthy samples

SXU Bookstore Adult coloring for stress relief and health related books will be for sale
SXU Biology Class Importance of washing hands and germ protection
SXU Communication Sciences and Disorders Department Hearing Screenings
SXU Health Center and School of Nursing Blood glucose screenings (fasting), blood pressure screenings, tobacco cessation info, and CPR demo
SXU Ludden Speech and Language Clinic Speech, language, voice and cognitive screening for adults and children
SXU Nutrition Class Diet analysis and nutritional information for healthy eating
SXU Student Psychology Club Relaxation tips
SXU Shannon Center

BMI, 3 minute cardiovascular step test and flexibility testing

SXU Student Veteran Alliance Fitness challenges for SXU students. Challenges include: plank, wall squat and push-ups (prizes awarded for SXU students)
The Center for Self Actualization Therapeutic techniques
The Vitamin Shoppe Vitamin samples
Walgreens Information on vaccinations, physicals and screenings, giveaways
Weight Watchers Information and samples

Free samples and refreshments were served from the following vendors:

  • Country House
  • Great American Bagel
  • KIND bars
  • Pepsi
  • Sam's Club
  • Starbucks