Health Screenings & Fairs

Growing up in the Valley's: Virginia Family Expo

Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center - 2801 Hershberger Road, NW, Roanoke, VA 24017

The Virginia Family Expo is a FREE event designed so that expecting parents, new and seasoned moms and dads, child care takers, and grandparents are guaranteed to discover something new!  This is a rare opportunity to go out with the kids as a family and have fun while learning and enjoying new experiences.

The Virginia Family Expo will showcase exhibit booths featuring toys and games, sports and fitness, learning devices, safety products, health and nutrition, pediatricians, martial arts, dancing, day cares, schools, natural products, activity equipment, camps and more for every age and child.  

But most of all, the Expo is about fun for the kids, which is why there are so many fun themed interactive features that everyone in the family can enjoy.  These include:

  • Live performances
  • Inflatables
  • Petting zoo and so much more! 

Carilion Clinic will also be present with a Safe Kids table.  Make sure to stop by our booth!


Mammos 'til Midnight at Carilion Giles Community Hospital

Friday 5:00 pm to Saturday 12:00 am
159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, VA 24134

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
To accommodate your busy lifestyle, Carilion Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg is conducting an after-hours digital screening mammography event. Early detection is the key to breast cancer survival. Women over 40 should be screened annually. Call your girlfriends and make it a date.
Gifts and refreshments included.

Appointments are required
Call 540-922-4182


Clinical Breast Exam

Monday 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Carilion Clinic Franklin Memorial Hospital (Lower level near Cardiac Rehabilitation) - 180 Floyd Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

During Breast Health Awareness Month in October, Carilion Clinic will offer a limited number of free breast health exams.  The exams will be provided by a Nurse Practitioner with Carilion Clinic Gynecology Services.  During the exam - the breast, underarm and collarbone areas will be palpated (felt) for unusual pain and/or lumps.  

Pre-Registration is required by contacting Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.  Registration deadline is October 20, 2016.

For more information about this event/exam, please contact Carilion Clinic Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.

Free Community Vein Screening

Tuesday 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Christiansburg Recreation Center - 1600 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, VA, 24073

A Community Event to inspire Better Health!

If you have varicose veins, your legs may fell tired, restless, heavy and/or drampy.  Standing and/or sitting may worsen your symptoms over time.  You may also experience night cramps!

Join our Carilion Clinic vascular surgeon, Ashish Raju, M.D., for a free presentation and vein screening to determine your risk factors.  Registration is required!

Dr. Raju is a board-certified vascular surgeon with offices in Christiansburg, Pearisburg and Wytheville, VA.  For more information and/or to register for this event, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 (Mon. - Fri., 9:00 am - 5:00 pm).

Please wear loose-fitting clothing!

Blood Pressure and Diabetes Risk Assessment Screening

Friday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Goodwill Retail Store l 6315 Archcrest Dr., Roanoke, VA 24019 (Corner of Peters Creek & Airport Road)

Stop by Goodwill Industries, located on Peters Creek Road, Roanoke VA, to have one of our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure and conduct a Diabetes Risk Assessment.  This Health Screening is Free and we provide same day results.
Feel free to drop by on your lunch break!

Registration is not required! For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

This Health Screening is held every fourth (4th) Friday of each month - We look forward to seeing you there!

Cholesterol Screening - NRV

Wednesday 6:30 am to 8:30 am
Christiansburg Recreation Center - 1600 North Franklin Street Christiansburg, VA, 24073

Carilion Clinic and the Christiansburg Recreation Center are excited to provide a Cholesterol Screening in your Community!  This Screening event will provide you a full Cholesterol Health Screening with same day results.  
Screening will include:

  • Total Cholesterol
  • HDL/LDL Cholesterol
  • Triglycerides
  • Glucose

There will be a Fee of $15 if you choose to be screened.

If participating in this Cholesterol Screening please be aware that it is recommended, but not required, that you fast twelve (12) hours prior to having your blood drawn.  Please make sure and drink plenty of water and take any prescribed medications as directed.  The Cholesterol check will be administered by a finger-stick.

Pre-Registration is required.  To register, please contact the Christiansburg Recreation Center at (540) 382-2349.

Senior Fall Prevention Fair - NRV

Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Christiansburg Recreation Center - 1600 North Franklin Street Christiansburg, VA, 24073

1 in 3 Americans aged 65+ falls each year!  Believe it or not, injuries related to falls make up the number one (1) reason for visiting an emergency room.  Every 13 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall.

Come and join in this Fall Prevention Fair with us! We will have plenty of vendors including representatives from Chiropractic offices, to our very own Rehabilitation staff that will be on hand to educate you and your loved ones on how to prevent falls.

No Registration required! For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

This will be our 2nd annual fair and we look forward to seeing you there!  There will be door prizes and drawings for some amazing gifts!

Community Wellness Fair at Family Insight

Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Roanoke Family Insight - 3433 Brambleton Ave, #201A, Roanoke, VA 24018

Carilion Clinic has partnered with Roanoke Family Insight to bring you this Community Wellness Fair on August 20, 2016 at 10:00 am.

Make sure and stop by to join us for this Free event.  Don't forget to visit the Carilion Clinic Safe Kids table while you're there!

For more information and details on this event, please contact Family Insight at (540) 266-7550.

Thank you!

Cardiovascular Screening

Saturday 8:00 am to 11:00 am
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Community Hospital - 101 Elm Ave, Roanoke, VA 24013

A Community event to Inspire Better Health:

If you are 45 and/or older and have high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and/or a family history of cardiovascular concerns, or if you smoke, join us for a free cardiovascular screening.  

Not all patients are eligible, including individuals who are currently being treated for the following:

  • Abdominal aneurysm
  • Heart disease
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Stroke or transient ischemic attach (TIA).

This Screening is free but Registration is required and limited screening times are available.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482 to register and/or for more information.

Cardiovascular Screening


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