Prisma Health sponsors free Wellfest event, Saturday, March 2

Posted on 2/27/2019

EVENT:
Prisma Health sponsors free Wellfest event. At the event, community members will have the opportunity to:

  • Hear and discuss the connections between stroke, heart disease and diabetes with Anil Yallapragada, MD, medical director of the Prisma Health Stroke Center and neurologist with Palmetto Health-USC Neurology.
  • Listen to Cameron Thomasson, advanced practice registered nurse, Palmetto Heart in Sumter, as she presents information on heart-healthy living.
  • Enjoy award-winning and nationally known comedian Akintunde as he provides information on how laughter is essential to any wellness plan.
  • Participate in men’s and women’s breakout sessions, cooking and exercise demonstrations, one-on-one interactions with Prisma Health physicians, healthy living exhibits and more.

WHEN:
Saturday, March 2

TIME:
8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

PLACE:
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia

FACTS:
Community members still can register for free event. For more information or to register for the event or screenings, visit PalmettoHealth.org/WellFest or call 803-296-CARE (2273).

 

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