Annual Health Fair Offers Wellness Testing for Students and Local Residents
October 21, 2013 — The seventh annual “Fall into Good Health” gives University of Wyoming students and Laramie residents an opportunity to learn about personal health Saturday, Nov. 2, from 7:30 a.m.-noon in the Wyoming Union. Many services and tests provided will be free of charge.
Each year, the Health Fair has provided more than 100 future health professionals with opportunities to use the knowledge and skills obtained from each individual’s field of study. This Health Fair involves the cooperation of students in kinesiology, nursing, pharmacy, speech pathology and social work, and first-year medical students in the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) medical education program.
Additionally, multiple organizations such as FaceAIDS, SexPERTS, Student Health Advisory Council, University Counseling Center and others will be present.
For a small fee, services including full blood work, immunizations, blood glucose testing, A1c hemoglobin testing, lipid panel testing, diabetic foot testing, “brown bag” medication counseling, osteoporosis screening, asthma counseling and medication disposal will be offered.
The UW chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma, the Pharmacy Leadership Society and the College of Health Sciences sponsor this event. For more information, visit www.uwyo.edu/pharmacy/index.html and click on the “Health Fair” link on the right side.