The Pit Stop – Health Checks for Men project held on 27th October 2012 by the Rotary Club of Tea Tree Gully was very successful. More than 600 people visited the event to view the collection of vintage and speedway cars, however most the important part of the day is that 104 men registered to put their body through the Pits for Health Checks. Read More        Download 2013 flyer

 

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Staffed by Health Professionals and Volunteers who coordinated the men through each health check station which included Blood Pressure, Smoking and Alcohol  intake, Bowel and Testicular Cancer awareness,  Skin Care etc.

92 men completed the Pit Stop evaluation sheet and more then 15 recorded high blood pressure and stated that they will be seeking an appointment with their GP during the next week.

The Pit Stop was a free, friendly environment where men could talk openly to medical and health professionals to discuss any concerns.

Pit Stop registrants received a Pass or Fail sticker at the end, and those who received a fail sticker indicated they would seek medical intervention during the next week.

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