SAIC plans free Health and Wellness Fair

SAIC will host a free Community Health and Wellness Fair Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Johnson Space Center’s Gilruth Recreation Center Alamo Ballroom located at Gate 5 onSpace Center Boulevard.

Sponsored by SAIC, with support from Kelsey Seybold Clinic, the event provides members of the community an opportunity to learn from various exhibitors about health and wellness topics such as home health services, treatment options for sports injuries and chronic pain, financial wellness, and nutrition.  The event is free and open to the public.

The Sept. 22 event follows the success of the aerospace firm’s first free Back-to-School Vaccination Fair for children on Aug. 18, when it again partnered with Kelsey Seybold Clinic and Clear Creek Independent School District Cares to provide parents an opportunity to get their children vaccinated in time to begin the school year.

In addition to free vaccinations for students to meet the 2012-2013 Texas minimum state vaccine requirements,  the event provided needed school supplies including markers, pencils, glue, composition paper and folders. “Our McWhirter families are grateful to SAIC for the opportunity to give their children the gift of good health going into a new school year,” said Dr. Michael, Marquez, McWhirter Elementary principal. “The McWhirter community is thriving ,thanks to generous and supportive businesses and volunteers.” SAIC’s healthcare solutions assist customers to deliver care more efficiently, improve care quality and safety, expedite biomedical research, enhance the regulatory process, and to better protect the health of national and global
populations.

“We’re excited to help our community learn more about how to achieve their health and wellness goals, and we hope many people come out to the Gilruth Center to take advantage of the event,” said Linda Howard, SAIC senior vice president and acting business unit general manager.

To reach the Gilruth Center take JSC’s Gate 5 on Space Center Boulevard.

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