May 07 Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke Awareness Fair

May 7, 2017 by Health System Enterprise Calendar

[Sprint Pavilion] Concerned about the risk of brain injury with sports, military service or work? Want to know more about how to decrease your risk of stroke? How serious are concussions? What local services are available if you’re experiencing frequent falls?

Visit information tables for educational materials and local resources, blood pressure checks, stroke risk factor screenings and free bicycle helmets.* A MoxBox photo booth will also be available and door prizes will include autographed UVA Athletics memorabilia from various sports!

Organizations that have participated in the past include:
– Blue Ridge PACE
– Charlottesville Brain Injury Support Group
– The Bridge Line
– LearningRx
– Stroke Comeback Club
– Visiting Angels

*Limited quantities available on a first-come, first-served basis. One helmet per person and recipient must be present. Parent/guardian must sign waiver if recipient is younger than 18.