Nearly 30 Health Professionals/Organizations to be On Hand

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – Nearly 30 health and wellness organizations and representatives from throughout the Hudson Valley will be on campus April 1 when SUNY Orange hosts its annual Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fireplace Lounge of the George F. Shepard Student Center in Middletown.

Coordinated by the College’s Health Services Office, the Wellness Fair is open to students, faculty, staff and community members. Free vision, cholesterol, oral cancer and blood pressure screenings will be available, along with fitness assessments, massages and information on careers within the health and wellness professions.

In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about aromatherapy, Reiki, massage therapy, birth control, safe sex, HIV/STD prevention, occupational and physical therapy, body mechanics, body fat composition, exercise physiology, smoking cessation, disease prevention, stress management and mental health, heart and spinal health, yoga for adults and children, women’s health, tai chi, violence prevention, and much more.

Throughout the Wellness Fair, the Health Services Office will also be offering free, confidential and anonymous OraQuick HIV tests, with results available in 10 minutes.

Among those agencies and organizations expected to be on hand are: Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Council, All About Health, Arden Hill Speech and Hearing (testing inside Health Services Office), Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Orange County, Community Blood Services, Excel Urgent Care, Lens Crafters, Mental Health Association of Orange County, Mentors (Dr. Jay Joerger), Metro Pool Inc., Middletown Community Health Center, My Choice Pregnancy Care Center, New York State Department of Health, Orange County Department of Health, Orange Regional Medical Center, Planned Parenthood, Safe Homes of Orange County, Scotchtown Chiropractic, Subtle Energies, The Children’s School of Yoga and YMCA.

Alongside the coordinating efforts of the Health Services Office, SUNY Orange will be represented by its Career Services Office as well as academic departments for dental hygiene, movement science, occupational therapy assistant and physical therapist assistant.

For more information, contact the Health Services Office at (845) 341-4870.

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Mike Albright
Communications Officer
115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940