2010.09.28 > For Immediate Release
contact: Wendy Townley - University Relations
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Campus Health Fair is Nov. 4
Omaha - The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Health Fair has been set for Thursday, Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 128 of the newly renovated Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building on the UNO campus.
The fair is presented by UNO Student Health and Mav-Rec Wellness as part of its ongoing effort to inform, educate and empower the campus community to adapt a healthier lifestyle.
The fair will feature an affordable blood draw, free screenings, free chair massages, more than 50 vendors, door prizes and much more. UNO faculty, staff and students can sign up for the health screen blood draw ($27), hemoglobin A1C screen and/or PSA for men ($12) at Student Health Services prior to the health fair.
Blood draw consists of 40 tests including: cholesterol, diabetes screen, thyroid, kidney and liver tests. A 12-hour fast is required for all lab work, and everyone must pre-register for all lab work. Everyone will receive a free continental breakfast following the blood draw. UNO faculty and staff can pay for the blood draw and lab work by payroll deduction.
More information can be found on the Campus Recreation website at www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr/health/healthfair.php.
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