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Release: Oct. 4, 1999

UI Health Fair Oct. 26 and Nov. 4 to celebrate health and wellness

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa faculty, staff and students are invited to celebrate health and wellness by attending the UI Health Fair. Like last year, the fair will be held on two separate dates and locations. Free blood pressure and cholesterol testing, as well as health risk assessments, will be available at both locations.

The health fair at UI Hospitals and Clinics on Tuesday, Oct. 26 will take place in the Activities Therapy Gym (near elevator J) from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. On Thursday, Nov. 4 the health fair will take place in the 2nd Floor Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The health fair provides the opportunity for UI faculty, staff and students to learn about health and wellness, the university's health care plans, UI Family Care providers, and a variety of other health-related services on campus.

The health fair is co-sponsored by the UI Hospitals and Clinics Staff Activities Program, UI Wellness, and University of Iowa Health Care. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please call Ruth Hurlburt in advance at (319) 353-2314.

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.