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The Times
  • SUNYIT plans health fair for students, public

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  • MARCY — SUNYIT will conduct a free health and wellness fair for the college community and the general public from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, in the Campus Center gym.
    Students and community agencies will feature presentations and exhibits on a variety of health topics.
    More than 65 vendors will offer information on topics such as holistic health, reflexology, chiropractic care and massage, gerontology services, extended care, rehabilitation, nutrition, financial and environmental health, tobacco addiction and drug abuse, pregnancy, mental health, health insurance options, Medicare and sexual health and STD prevention. Free assessments and screenings will include stroke risk, cholesterol, carotid artery Doppler, vision, color blindness, blood pressure, heart health assessment and BMI, as well as Tdap, flu and pneumonia vaccinations. Chair massages, healthy beverages, snacks and giveaways will also be available.
    Also on April 15, the SUNYIT Student Association and Campus Life office will conduct an American Red Cross blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center’s upper lobby. Donors are asked to call 792-7530 in advance.

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