Lakeview Regional Medical Center and the Junior League of Greater Covington Host Annual Girls Health Day

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Free health screenings and demonstrations to be held on site.

Lakeview Regional Medical Center, in collaboration with the Junior League of Greater Covington, will host its annual Girls Health Day on Saturday, January 23rd from 10am until 12pm on the Lakeview Regional Medical Center campus. The theme “Be Healthy. Be Happy. Be You.” incorporates the topics of health issues for girls aged 8 - 14. This year’s health talks and demonstrations will include: social media and internet safety, Zumba, puberty and changes to expect, bullying and seat belt safety presented by Louisiana State Troopers, and a simulated surgical activity with a Da Vinci robot.

“Girls Health Day is designed as a platform for mothers and daughters to grow closer while learning more about healthy living,” states Dr. Brandee Simon-Davis, Girls Health Day organizer and physician at Lakeview Regional Medical Center. “When girls are given the tools they need to be strong at a young age, they are empowered to make responsible and healthy choices.”

Other activities will include free health screenings (blood pressure checks, BMI measurements, and vision testing) by local physicians, skin cancer and sun protection tips, and door prizes and giveaways.

For more information on Girls Health Day or to participate please call (985) 867-3900 or register online at lakeviewregional.com. The first 100 families to register will receive a complimentary tote bag. Suggested admission is a gift card for Kids in Transition (KIT), a program of the St. Tammany Parish Public School System that provides for the academic needs of identified homeless students and their families within the School System’s academic and support services.

Lakeview Regional Medical Center: Conveniently located on the North shore of Lake Pontchartrain just south of I-12 on 190, Lakeview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) is a 172-bed, full-service, acute care, community hospital that has been delivering high-quality, cost effective health care for over 35 years. Lakeview Regional offers the highest quality patient care through state of the art technology and employs 850 highly trained and dedicated staff members. For more information about LRMC, please visit http://www.lakeviewregional.com or call(985) 867-3800. The hospital is located on 53 acres at 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington, Louisiana 70433.

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