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Release: Oct. 5, 2001

University of Iowa Health Fair is set for Nov. 7

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa faculty and staff are invited to celebrate health and wellness by attending this year’s UI Faculty and Staff Health Fair.

The health fair will be held on one day and at a larger location from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 on the Main Deck at the UI Field House.

The UI Health Fair provides the opportunity for UI faculty and staff to learn about health and wellness, the UI's health care plans, UI Family Care providers, and a variety of other health-related services on campus. Free blood pressure and cholesterol testing, as well as health risk assessments, will be available. There also will be free Shiatsu massage demonstrations provided by the Shiatsu Clinic and School.

The health fair is sponsored by UI Wellness, UI Health Care, UI Staff Council and the UI Division of Recreational Services. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-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. Visit UI Health Care online at www.uihealthcare.com.