The Student Health and Psychological Services Center at California State University, Dominguez Hills is hosting its biannual Health Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The free event will be held in the East Walkway of the Loker Student Union and is open to university students, faculty, and staff.
Representatives from more than 20 health and fitness organizations will be on hand to encourage and offer tips for students to adopt a healthier lifestyle.
Health Fair vendors include:
24 Hour Fitness, Alpine Village, American Cancer Society, Black Women for Wellness, Carson Vision, City of Hope, Covered California/Affordable Care Act, Deeper States Hypnotherapy, El Camino College, Everest College, Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Herbalife, Jamba Juice, LA Fitness, Pommerenck Chiropractic, South Bay Children’s Clinic, South Bay Family Healthcare Center, To Help Everyone Clinic, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, YWCA, and Yogurtland.
The health fair—which began as an annual event in the 1970s and as separate fall and spring events for approximately 20 years—draws between 500 and 1,000 participants. Unique to the fall fair, flu shots are offered free to students and for $15 (cash only) to faculty and staff.
Other free services that will be offered include:
• General health screenings
• Chiropractic care and screenings
• Preventative education
• Blood donations and bone marrow registry
• Substance abuse information
“We encourage all members of the CSUDH community to come by and check out the health fair, participate in the screenings and enjoy the entertainment,” said JoAnn Aragon, health educator for Student Health and Psychological Services who is coordinating the event.
Food will also be provided, while supplies last.
For questions about the health fair or volunteer opportunities, please contact JoAnn Aragon at 310-243-3195. For information about Student Health and Psychological Services, visit www.csudh.edu/shps.