Prevention and Wellness Programs in the St. Joseph's/Candler Community
Our goal as a community healthcare system is to provide education, screening, programs and services to help build healthy communities. This goal is realized through programs that identify risk factors for illness or injury, such as our HealthQuest Mobile Screening, The Screen Machine mobile cancer screening unit and screenings held at community outreach sites. We provide community health education at hospitals, employer sites and community group meetings. We also host a variety of support groups.
Screening and education services are directed toward prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and support. Patients at risk for health problems may be referred to specific programs and services, including: