April 24, 2014
Lakeview Regional Medical Center, in collaboration with the Junior League of Greater Covington, will host a Girls’ Health Day on Saturday, May 3rd from 9am until 1pm. on the Lakeview Regional Medical Center campus. The theme “Be Healthy. Be Happy. Be You.” incorporates the topics of girl’s health issues, self esteem, healthy eating and ways to prevent bullying.
“Girls’ Health Day is designed to promote healthy, positive behaviors in girls between the ages of 6 and 16,” states Dr. Brandee Simon-Davis, Girls’ Health Day organizer and physician at Lakeview Regional Physicians Mandeville Medical. “When girls are given the tools they need to be strong at a young age, they will grow up to be strong women.”
Girls will take part in discussions presented by Dr. Catherine Wilbert (nationally recognized wellness expert), Sherrí Hansen (owner/director of Culinary Kids), Christine Howell, MEd, NCC, LPC (local practicing counselor) and Emily Ruffino (Franco’s trainer and nutritionist). Lessons on making healthy food choices, how to deal with bullying, and a fitness/health interactive activitys will take place. Several local health and wellness vendors will be present to provide informative health and fitness, information. Other activities will include: local physicians providing free health screening like vision screening, hearing tests, BMI measurements and Blood pressure assessments.
“Be a doctor for the day” come experience the Di Vinci Robot. Limited number of spots to preform simulated surgical activity using the surgical robot. Call reserve your spot!
For more information on Girls’ Health Day or to participate please call (985) 867-390 or view calendar.