Health Awareness Fair Activities Planned

Several health-wise activities are coming to campus Feb. 16-24, in celebration of the Health Awareness Fair. The Nursing Students Association, Phi Epsilon Kappa and Sigma Alpha Iota are sponsoring different events to encourage members of the campus community to be more aware of their overall health.

Speaker Bobbe White will give her talk, “Try Laughter-Just for the Health of It” at 6 p.m., Feb. 16, in the Baldwin Auditorium. White will discuss how laughter can be used to relieve stress. Her unique approach to health has been covered in various publications from the New York Times to TV Tokyo.

The Health Awareness Fair will be from 1-6 p.m., Feb. 17, in the Student Recreation Center Multipurpose Gym. This year’s theme is “Sound Mind, Strong Body.” There will be blood pressure, mental health, bone density and hearing screenings. Other booths include mini massage, acupuncture, chiropractic manipulations and more. All of the screenings and booths are free to to the public.

Additionally, free HIV testing will be available to all from 1-6 p.m., Feb. 24, in the Student Union Building Activities Room.

For more information on any of the Health Awareness events, contact Carissa Allen at 665.6659.

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