Stop by the Care Fair – Free Admission!
Care Fair stops in BSL! BWC is taking the County Care Fair to Boiling Spring Lakes on Saturday, May 4 from 3 – 6pm at the VFW Post 10400, 3161 George II Hwy, Southport, NC.There will be a wide range of free health screenings, education, and professionals available to answer your questions about your mental…Read More
Know Your Numbers
BWC would like you to attend a free diabetes screening and education event on one of the following times: Monday, February 4 from 9 – 1pm at the Leland Senior Center aka the Brunswick Center at Leland. Thursday, February 21 from 10 – 1pm at the Southport Senior Center Monday, March 4 from 10 – 1pm at…Read More
BWC launches ‘Give Healthy’ campaign
The Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) launched the Give Healthy campaign on November 1, 2018, to increase access to healthy, nutritious food for those that are food insecure. Food insecurity is defined as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. Children and adults suffering from food insecurity report poor physical…Read More
Screening Event Identifies 50% as pre-diabetic
Results are in from two, free diabetes screening and education events provided by the YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina, The Brunswick Center at Leland, and the Brunswick County Health Department. Of those who were tested, 50% of individuals had elevated blood levels, indicating they were pre-diabetic. “This is alarming as the national average of adultswith…Read More