SPOKANE — Students from WSU’s Program in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (ExMet), in partnership with the Riverpoint Campus Wellness Collaborative, will host the 5th Annual Healthy Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, on the Riverpoint Campus in the atrium of the Academic Center at 600 N Riverpoint Blvd.
Participants will have the opportunity to explore a variety of healthy activities. ExMet and nursing students will be offering a limited number of free cholesterol and blood glucose screenings. Please contact Saren Kennedy at 509-358-7630 to schedule a time for the cholesterol test.
In addition, the students will be offering the following health screenings free of charge: blood pressure, body mass index, waist circumference, body composition/body fat analysis and the Rockport One Mile Fitness Test. Students from the College of Pharmacy will be offering seasonal flu vaccines for $25.
This fun annual event is free and open to the public. It is designed to educate and involve the campus and surrounding community in exploring healthy lifestyle choices. It will feature local vendors who represent recreational activities, healthy living, nutrition, health care organizations, fitness and more.
Visitors to campus are encouraged to use public transit – STA Route 29 serves Riverpoint. Bike racks are located by every building, and the Centennial Trail provides pedestrian/bike access. Drivers should use the meters in the green parking lots, or park in the Pay and Display lot (cash, coin or debit card) located just off of Spokane Falls Boulevard to the west of the South Campus Facility at 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. One-hour parking on city streets is also available.
A map to help guide you to your campus location can be viewed or printed at the WSU Riverpoint campus website.