WRITER: AMY LILLARD
CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax (319) 335-8034
Release: Oct. 26, 1999
Health Fair Oct. 27 to offer free health tests and
IOWA CITY, Iowa Health Fair 99, a one-day
event featuring free health screenings, fitness tests and information booths,
will seek to increase health awareness throughout the University of Iowa and
the Iowa City community Wednesday, Oct. 27.
"Im All About Health," the fair co-sponsored
by Health Iowa/Student Health Service and the UI department of sport, health,
leisure and physical studies, will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the main deck
of the UI Fieldhouse. The event is free and open to the public.
The fair will feature more than 25 booths offering
screenings of cholesterol and lung function, fitness tests including body
fat, flexibility and aerobic endurance, and information tables on stress,
breast cancer and womens and mens health. Professionals from the
UI Hospitals and Clinics, Student Health Service and the community will provide
In addition, visitors may undergo a hearing assessment,
receive a massage and pick up free food and prizes. Students may also receive
a flu shot for $13, charged to the students IDs.
For more information, contact Sarah Hansen of Health
Iowa/Student Health Service, at (319) 335-8388.