UGA College of Pharmacy to hold ‘Dawgtoberfest: Rx for Good Health’ Oct. 15

October 1, 2014

Sheila Roberson

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Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy is celebrating American Pharmacists Month with the 12th Annual Dawgtoberfest: Rx for Good Health on Oct. 15 from noon to 3 p.m. in the courtyard in front of the Pharmacy South building.

Sponsored by Walgreens, the event will include free health screenings and food. Additionally, flu shots will be offered at the following prices: $20 for UGA students with paid fees, $30 for UGA students with unpaid fees and $30 for UGA faculty and staff. All UGA insurance plans will be accepted, as well as several non-UGA insurance plans. All forms of payment will be accepted.

Health screenings such as blood pressure and blood sugar will be available. Booths from student health groups across campus will provide information on hypertension, asthma, breast cancer, diabetes, fad diets, immunizations, sexually transmitted diseases, women's health topics, pediatric health topics and heartburn.

Dawgtoberfest is open to university students, faculty and staff and the Athens community.

The College of Pharmacy is located in the center of campus next to Snelling Dining Commons. Parking will be available in South Campus parking deck.

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