The Beaver College of Health Sciences will hold the “Harvest Your Health” employee health fair on Friday, Oct. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Grandfather Ballroom of Plemmons Student Union. The fair will provide early detection and prevention health screenings and educational opportunities for faculty, staff and other Appalachian employees.
Employees will be able to have their blood pressure, body mass index, hearing and vision checked on-site by knowledgeable professionals from Appalachian Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff (HPFS) and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute of Human Services (BCBSNCIHHS). Information on nutrition, joint-related injuries, recreation and fitness, stress management and many more opportunities will also be available.
The fair will also include opportunities for employees to enjoy a chair massage and yoga and learn more about Human Resources’ services. Flu vaccinations will be available for employees and retirees by appointment. For an appointment from 8:30 to 11:45 a.m., call 262-3146. For an appointment from noon to 3 p.m., call 262-2934.
The event is supported by HPFS, which provides Appalachian staff, faculty and their spouses/domestic partners with information, programs and services that help promote a healthier lifestyle and a better quality of life. HPFS offers a variety of screenings, vaccinations and services. More details are available on the HPFS website at http://healthpromotion.appstate.edu.
For more information about the event, contact HPFS director Sherri Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or program assistant Tracy Weston at email@example.com. Information is also available from BCBSNCIHHS associate director Mary Sheryl Horine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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