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Health Iowa/Student Health Service
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Amy Fletcher
Department of Sport, Health, Leisure, and Physical Studies,

Release: Immediate

Health Fair '98 to be March 11 at UI Field House

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- "Have a Healthy Day!" with Health Fair '98, co-sponsored by Health Iowa, the Student Health Service and the department of sport, health, leisure and physical studies. The health fair will be Wednesday, March 11 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the main deck at the University of Iowa Field House. The event is free and open to campus and community.

The health fair takes place each semester and provides an opportunity for participants to get current health information, find out more about campus and community health resources, and take part in assessments to learn their current health status.

There will be more than 20 exhibitor booths with information, freebies, prizes, and health screenings. Many door prizes will be given and there will be healthy snacks and goodies to pick up. Participants will be able to learn about their cholesterol level, participate in fitness assessments, learn tips for relaxation, complete a health risk appraisal, and much more.