Valley City Times-Record

Health Services to host Wellness Fair on March 1


Valley City State University Health Services will once again host the annual Wellness Fair on Wednesday, March 1 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Student Center on campus. The event is free and open to the public and participan­ts can expect hands on activities, wellness informatio­n, free samples, door prizes and a variety of booths from 30 different campus, local and state entities!

Participan­ts can try a variety of screenings and testings such as Dermascan and InBody 270 and also have a chance at winning door prizes such as workout gear, cooking appliances and gift cards.

“The importance of learning more about how we all can improve our health and wellness cannot be overstated,” said Betty Tykwinski, MSN, RN, director of VCSU Health Services. “The Wellness Fair offers a wealth of informatio­n and activities for people of all ages, and we’re grateful that our sponsors — CHI Mercy Health, Family Healthcare, and Sanford Health — are helping us bring this valuable event to the campus and community.”

Specific opportunit­ies for participan­ts include having their blood pressure checked, learning compressio­nonly CPR, trying DermaScan skin screening, experienci­ng virtual mediation, playing cornhole or learning simple yoga moves. The VCSU Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescripti­on class will be offering In Body 270 Body Compositio­n Analyzer testing for a discounted price of $10 along with other fitness testing.

The Wellness Fair offers you the opportunit­y to discover resources to develop healthy habits that can have a positive impact on your physical and mental health.

The service providers, vendors and exhibitors participat­ing in the Wellness Fair include:

Abused Persons Outreach Center Aesthetica

Bismarck Cancer Center BrainCore

Cardiac Ready Community Central Valley Health District

CHI Mercy Health

City County Health District Dakota Nursing Program Essentia Health

Family Healthcare

Gaukler Wellness Center/VCPR Mobility Plus Rehab NDSU/Barnes County Extension Agency

ND Navigators

Prairie St. John’s

Sacred Beings

Sanford Health

Valley City Green Dot

VCSU Counseling Services VCSU Green Dot

VCSU Health Services

VCSU Fitness Assessment/ Exercise Prescrip. Class

VCSU Psychology & Human Services Club

VCSU HPER 314 Class

VCSU HPER 380 Class

VCSU Pre-Profession­al Club VCSU Technology Services

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