Community Health and Wellness Expo

When

Friday, May 18th 8:30 a.m. - noon

Where

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
1714 SW 34 Street
Gainesville, FL 32607

Price

FREE

Register for this event:

Description

UF Health will host a FREE health and wellness expo for the community. 

UF Health hosts a community-wide health fair once a year as a part of our commitment to serving our community and improving the health and well-being of our residents.  Invite a friend to join you learn more about health issues, research, health care resources and more. We will also have a giant inflatable colon for you to walk through and discover how the colon works and what diseases of the colon look like up close.

Learn about:        

  • Complementary medicine
  • Stress reduction and mental health
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Reducing cancer risk
  • Women’s health
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Gardening and healthy eating
  • Reducing your stroke risk
  • Getting better sleep
  • Incorporating exercise into your life
  • Reducing pain
  • Senior health
  • Volunteer and research opportunities
  • Advanced Directives
  • Palliative Care
  • COPD and pulmonary diseases
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • PAD rehabilitation
  • CPR and AED demonstrations
  • How to identify medical emergencies
  • When to go to the ER

 Free screenings:

  • Cholesterol and glucose - for the first 300 people; no fasting required
  • Blood pressure
  • Body mass index (BMI)

Attendees will receive a free expo bag, prizes and refreshments.  Let us know you are attending by completing the form at the left.

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