Health and wellness fair to be held Oct. 21

HAZLETON, Pa. — Students, faculty and staff are invited to the “Just for the Health of It” health and wellness fair on Monday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the Thomas M. Caccese Gymnasium of the Physical Education Building and is free to attend.

Penn State Hazleton will hold a health and wellness fair on Monday, Oct. 21.

Penn State Hazleton will hold a health and wellness fair on Monday, Oct. 21.

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Numerous organizations from throughout Greater Hazleton will be at the fair offering health screenings, demonstrations and giveaways.

The health and wellness fair will mark the debut of the campus’ "smoothie bike" — a bicycle that blends smoothies as it’s pedaled. Free smoothie samples will be available, in addition to other refreshments.

Participating groups include Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Penn State Behavioral Threat Management Team, Catholic Social Services, Domestic Violence Service Center, Elevate, Fyzical, Gift of Life, Health & Wellness Center at Hazleton, Penn State Nutrition, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Lion's Pantry food pantry, Maternal and Family Health Services, Miller Keystone Blood Center, Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Pathways to Recovery, PawsAbilities, Penn State Physician Assistant, Pregnancy Resource Center, Ruth’s Place, Sacco Chiropractic, Schuylkill Aerial and Wellness, Penn State Student Disability Resources and Victims Resource Center.

For questions or more information, contact Jen LaRegina, campus nurse, at [email protected] or 570-450-3028.