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Health Fair Hosted at Prairie State Nov. 10


Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Prairie State College’s (PSC) Health Promotion Programming is hosting the fall semester health fair, “Health is the Greatest Wealth,” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Atrium of the PSC campus, located at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

Dozens of vendors including clinicians, exhibitors, and educators will be on campus. Other health professionals expected include chiropractors, dental/eye specialists, and physical therapists. There also will be a number of screenings including cholesterol, blood pressure, chiropractic wellness exams, anonymous HIV testing, glucose (please fast eight to 10 hours prior to attending the fair), and pre-vision screenings.

The fair features exciting door prizes, giveaways, exhibitions, and interactive educational activities on topics including sexual health, nutrition, stress management, fitness, and drugs/alcohol.

The health fair is a campus-wide event that is free and open to the public. Darcelle Dieudonn√©, retention coordinator, health promotion, encouraged faculty, students, and staff at PSC, as well as members of the community to attend, saying, “health is indeed the greatest wealth that anyone can have. Come take advantage of the free health screenings so that you may remain healthy.”

Participating agencies include Ingalls Health System, South Suburban Family Shelter, Aunt Martha’s Health Center, Advocate South Suburban Hospital, and some private health services, including therapeutic services, health career agencies, and several other campus/local social agencies.

For more information, contact Dieudonn√© at (708) 709-7998 or [email protected].


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