The 10 a.m.-to-2 p.m. “Healthy People, Healthy Families, and Healthy Communities” event will include screenings for diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol. There also will be sports physicals and nervous system stress tests, and LA Fitness will offer fitness demonstrations.
Participating organizations include DeKalb Medical at Hillandale, Upper Cervical Healthcare from Alpharetta, the American Cancer Society, DeKalb Physical Therapy, Georgia Perimeter College and Sleep Solutions.
Sherry Noble, a parent volunteer at the Lithonia school, said Jill Reich from the DeKalb District Attorney’s Office will speak on domestic violence and gangs and a teen summit led by Decatur-based STAND Inc. will discuss abstinence, STDs and peer pressure.
“We have a lot going on and we want everyone, including the teens, to come out,” she said.
Noble, whose son, Sean Thomas, is in the ninth grade, said the school is preparing for as many as 1,000 people to attend. Kids who want to get a sports physical must download the form from the schools Web site at www .dekalb.k12.ga.us/arabiamtnhs.
Arabia Mountain High School is at 6610 Browns Mill Road. For more information, call Sherry Noble at 770-572-4121.