2014 Men's Health Conference


Story Updated: Mar 23, 2014

WILLIAMSON COUNTY -- Dozens of men in southern Illinois are taking steps to improve their health.

Saturday was the sixth annual Men's Health Conference at John A Logan College.

Rather than see multiple physicians, men of all ages were able to get potentially life-saving screenings all in one place.

Committee member Phil Anton believes the conference is of great importance because, "The health of men in southern Illinois is a great concern, so establishing the health conference to try to increase awareness, and increase increase overall health is something that we really wanted to focus on."

Participants is Saturday's event also had the chance to take part in breakout sessions regarding everything from health and wellness, to fishing tips, to retirement planning.