Health And Wellness Fair Coming To UIS


SPRINGFIELD-----The annual Health and Wellness Fair is coming to the University of Illinois Springfield. The event happens Wednesday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Recreation and Athletic Center at UIS.

University of Illinois Springfield Health Services and Campus Recreation are presenting the fair. It will offer information on sexual and reproductive health; HIV/AIDS; HPV; organ and tissue donation, men's and women's cancer prevention, bone density, relaxation and stress reduction and healthy eating. A cooking demonstration and food samples will also be included, along with a free colonoscopy pre-screening. Oral cancer, pre-diabetes, blood pressure, and sun exposure screenings will also be offered.

The Central Illinois Community Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be at the Recreation and Arts Center for those interested in donating or blood typing. Additional information can be found by clicking HERE.

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