Saint Xavier University Health Fair

The Shannon Center

SXU Annual Health Fair

2017 Health Fair

The 14th Annual Health Fair was free and open to the community on:

Friday, March 24, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Shannon Center
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 meoucult kits

Advocate Children's Hosptial

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 nutrion 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 Therpay and Bevery 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 giftcard
Home Instead Senior Care

Information for companionship, housekeeping and personal care

Illinois Secretary of State: Organ and Tissue Donor Registraion Organ donor education and registration
Life Alarm Emergency repsonse 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 Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Hearing Screenings
SXU Health Center and School of Nursing Blood glucose screenings (fasting), blood pressure screenings, tobacco cessation info, and CPR deomo
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 Therapuetic 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