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April 19: Health Services Wellness Fair

Feb 27, 2023

Valley City State University Health Services will once again host the annual Wellness Fair on Wednesday, April 19 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Student Center on campus. The event is free and open to the public and participants can expect hands on activities, wellness information, free samples, door prizes and a variety of booths from 30 different campus, local and state entities!

Participants can try a variety of screenings and testings such as Dermascan and InBody 270 and also have a chance at winning door prizes such as workout gear, cooking appliances and gift cards. wellness fair graphic

“The importance of learning more about how we all can improve our health and wellness cannot be overstated,” said Betty Tykwinski, MSN, RN, director of VCSU Health Services. “The Wellness Fair offers a wealth of information and activities for people of all ages, and we’re grateful that our sponsors — CHI Mercy Health, Family Healthcare, and Sanford Health — are helping us bring this valuable event to the campus and community.”

Specific opportunities for participants include having their blood pressure checked, learning compression-only CPR, trying DermaScan skin screening, experiencing virtual mediation, playing cornhole or learning simple yoga moves. The VCSU Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription class will be offering In Body 270 Body Composition Analyzer testing for a discounted price of $10 along with other fitness testing.

The Wellness Fair offers you the opportunity to discover resources to develop healthy habits that can have a positive impact on your physical and mental health.

The service providers, vendors and exhibitors participating in the Wellness Fair include:

  • Abused Persons Outreach Center
  • Aesthetica
  • Bismarck Cancer Center
  • BrainCore
  • Cardiac Ready Community
  • Central Valley Health District
  • CHI Mercy Health
  • City County Health District
  • Dakota Nursing Program
  • Essentia Health
  • Family Healthcare
  • Gaukler Wellness Center/VCPR
  • Mobility Plus Rehab
  • NDSU/Barnes County Extension Agency
  • ND Navigators
  • Prairie St. John’s
  • Sacred Beings
  • Sanford Health
  • Valley City Green Dot
  • VCSU Counseling Services
  • VCSU Green Dot
  • VCSU Health Services
  • VCSU Fitness Assessment/ Exercise Prescrip. Class
  • VCSU Psychology & Human Services Club
  • VCSU HPER 314 Class
  • VCSU HPER 380 Class
  • VCSU Pre-Professional Club
  • VCSU Technology Services