Festival of Books 2012

Health Pavilion Schedule

SATURDAY, April 21

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Mobile Dental Clinic
The Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC offers free dental screenings and education for the whole family.

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

How clean is “clean?”
Calling all germaphobes! Test your infection prevention knowledge and hand washing techniques (under a revealing black light) as the Keck Medical Center of USC Hospital Infection Prevention unit demonstrates effective hand washing and invites participants to play the “wheel of questions” health safety game.

Health Check
Going on a trip? Looking for tips on quitting smoking? The USC School of Pharmacy is providing information on all these areas and more, including screenings for diabetes, blood pressure, body fat analysis; “brown bag” checks to help you evaluate your medications; health education; poison prevention crafts for kids.

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Fit Families Program
Parents and children are invited to learn about exercise, wellness, and nutrition, courtesy of the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. Activities include body composition testing, stretching/yoga participation demonstrations, cardio exercise, and discussion of healthy snacks.

3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Health Check
Screenings for A1C levels, glucose levels and blood pressure; courtesy of the Keck Medical Center of USC Department of Internal Medicine.

SUNDAY, April 22

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Mobile Dental Clinic
The Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC offers free dental screenings and education for the whole family.

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Oxygen Check
Pulse oximetry (measures heart rate and oxygen saturation) and sleep health questionnaires, courtesy of the Keck Medical Center of USC Respiratory/Pulmonary Diagnostic Services unit.

Health Check
Screenings for A1C levels, glucose levels and blood pressure; courtesy of the Keck Medical Center of USC Department of Internal Medicine.

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Redesigning Lives: The Future of Healthcare
Lifestyle Redesign®: weight and stress management; productive play for kids; adaptive tools to help you read. Station courtesy of USC Occupational Therapy.

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Health Check
Screenings for A1C levels, glucose levels and blood pressure; courtesy of the Keck Medical Center of USC Department of Internal Medicine.