Emory Johns Creek Hospital to offer free health screenings at women's health event

Woodruff Health Sciences Center | Jan. 20, 2017

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Emory Johns Creek Hospital (EJCH) will host its annual Ladies' Night Out event devoted to women's health on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Free health screenings will be offered to women including:glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure and body mass index.

Clinicians will also be on hand to educate women about breast health, cardiovascular disease and signs of stroke and heart attacks.

Jennifer Graham, NP, Emory Heart and Vascular Center; Maria Piraner, MD, diagnostic radiologist, director of the Center for Breast Care at EJCH; and Patricia Yugueros, MD, chief of plastic surgery at EJCH, and will hold a panel discussion about trends in women's health at 6 p.m. Doors will open to the Ladies' Night Out event at 6:30 p.m.

Marilyn Margolis, Emory Johns Creek Hospital CEO says women will receive valuable health information at this event.

"I encourage women of all ages in the community to take advantage of these free health screenings," says Margolis.

"These screenings help women get to know their numbers and become more aware of their current health status, at no cost to them."

Women will also have a chance to visit retail booths offering chair massages, beauty tips and enter drawings for raffle prizes.

Light refreshments and dessert will be served. EJCH partners with Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton Counties and Alcon to make this event possible.

RSVP for Ladies' Night Out using the following link: https://goo.gl/LFd182.

For more information, visit emoryhealthcare.org/johnscreek or call 678-474-8017.