Pitt-Bradford to Hold Wellness Fair

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold its annual Health and Wellness Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 3 in the Mukaiyama University Room of the Frame-Westerberg Commons.

More than two dozen health and wellness providers will offer information, screenings and demonstrations. Attendance is free of charge and open to the public. There will also be door prizes and giveaways.

Free health screenings include blood pressure, bone density, Body Mass Index/body fat, glaucoma and mental health. Other activities include Tai Chi demonstrations, snacking on healthy foods, massage therapy and paraffin hand dips.

Vendors include Bradford Regional Medical Center, including its Center for Diabetes and Nutrition Education, Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, Dental Center, Healthy Beginnings, School of Radiology, Sleep Disorder Center and Women’s Health Services.

Other organizations attending are Alcohol and Drug Abuse Service, the American Cancer Society, Eye Care Professional Associates, Fuhrman Chiropractic Center, Lisa’s Hairport, Metz Culinary Management, Penndoc Foot and Ankle Center, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Adagio Health Tobacco Education Program, UPMC Hamot Center for Healthy Living and the YWCA Victims’ Resource Center.

Several Pitt-Bradford offices and programs also will be participating, including Campus Police, Center for Rural Health Practice, Confucius Institute, Counseling Services, Disability Resources and Services, Intramural and Recreational Sports, Sports Medicine and the Student Nurse Organization.

For more information, contact Marcia Avey in the Office of Student Health Services at (814)362-5272 or maa224@pitt.edu.

For disability related needs, contact the Office of Disability Resources and Services at (814)362-7609 or clh71@pitt.edu.

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