CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax (319) 335-8034
Release: Feb. 23, 2000
Health fair set for March 1 at the UI Field House
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- "Health Fair 2000" will be held from 8 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, on the Main Deck of the University of Iowa Field
A free event held biannually at the UI since 1993, the fair gives campus
and community members the opportunity to gain information on a variety of
current health-related issues. This year's theme is "Health: Your Final
Answer." The event is sponsored by Health Iowa/UI Student Health Service
and the UI Department of Sport, Health, Leisure and Physical Studies (SHLPS).
The health fair will feature booths from the SHLPS program, Health Iowa
and the UI Hospitals and Clinics. "Safe Spring Break" kits, body
fat testing and fitness assessments will be available. A local massage therapist
and representatives from Habitat for Humanity and the Humane Society also
will be at the event. A blood drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
during the fair.
For additional information, contact Amy Fletcher or Sarah Hansen at Health
Iowa at (319) 335-8392.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the
UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care,
medical education and research programs and services they provide.