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DAWGtoberfest at Brooks Mall

The College of Pharmacy will celebrate National Pharmacist Month on Oct. 17 from 2–5 p.m. with DAWGtoberfest: Rx for Good Health.

The event will include a health fair with student and faculty booths set up to  give free awareness and screening information on asthma, breast cancer, diabetes, fad diets, immunizations, sexually transmitted diseases, women’s health, pediatrics and heartburn. Pharmacy faculty and students will be on hand to answer questions about prescription and nonprescription medications.

Flu shots will be available for $25. Cash, debit cards and credit cards will be accepted.

Visitors to the health fair will receive free body fat analysis, diabetes assessment, bone density checks and blood pressure checks.

Held on the D.W. Brooks Mall, DAWGtoberfest is open to university students, faculty, staff and families in the Athens community and is ­sponsored by the Academy of Student ­Pharmacists. Light refreshments will be provided.  T-shirts and other prizes will be given out every hour.