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W&L Health & Wellness Fair Set for Oct. 13

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News Contact:
Julie A. Campbell
Associate Director of Communications and Public Affairs
jcampbell@wlu.edu
540-458-8956

W&L's first Health & Wellness Fair takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Evans Dining Hall. Students, faculty and staff will be able to speak with representatives from W&L organizations and outside agencies and see demonstrations about a variety of wellness-related topics. The fair is sponsored by W&L's Human Resources Department and Office of Health Promotion.

Campus organizations on hand will include LIFE peer health educators (demonstrating beer goggles), Campus Recreation, CAIR (Confidential and Impartial Resolution Resources), DPAs (Discrimination Policy Advisers), the Office of Health Promotion and the Human Resources Department. Outside participants will include Anthem, Weight Watchers, ComPsych (W&L's Employee Assistance Program), massage therapists, acupuncturists, chiropractors, fitness centers, childbirth and breastfeeding coaches, elder care resources and local health-support groups.

The fair will also have a variety of health screenings, such as blood pressure readings, and seasonal flu shots will be available by prior signup. A variety of door prizes will be awarded throughout the event, with vendors conducting demonstrations at their tables. Faculty and staff attendees will receive a voucher for a healthy lunch in the Marketplace.

For more information, see go.wlu.edu/wellness.