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SUNY Canton’s Upcoming Health Fair Emphasizes Nutrition, Fitness

Monday, October 26th, 2015

SUNY CantonThe SUNY Canton Davis Health Center has invited more than 25 area agencies to campus to help educate students, faculty, staff and the community about healthy lifestyles.

The fall Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Attendees can undergo screenings for bone density, blood pressure and body mass index. There will also be information about organ and blood donation, caring for Alzheimer’s patients, health care plans, safe driving, health and fitness strategies, hospice services, adoption services, and more. Physical Therapist Assistant program students will also administer mini-massages from 10 a.m. to noon.

In addition, the Mobile Veterans Center, which is used to serve geographically remote communities, will be on hand to provide counseling services and information for military veterans and their families.

Representatives from the following organizations will be in attendance:

  • ACR Health
  • Alzheimer’s Association of Central NY
  • American Red Cross of Northern New York
  • Canton Potsdam Hospital
  • Community Health Center of the North Country
  • Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center
  • Fidelis Care
  • Friends in Adoption
  • Health and Fitness Promotions
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • I Love NY Water
  • Kinney Drug
  • Le-Vel
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics
  • Potsdam Food Co-op
  • Finger Lakes Organ Donor Recovery
  • Lawrence County Stop DWI/Traffic Safety Program
  • Lawrence County Public Health Programming
  • SUNY Canton College Association
  • SUNY Canton Counseling Center
  • SUNY Canton Davis Health Center
  • The Body Shop Fitness and Salon
  • Trillium Center for Yoga and Health
  • United Health Care
  • Watertown Veterans Center
  • William A. Graber, MD, PC

For more information, contact SUNY Canton Health Educator and Wellness Coordinator Farren C. Lobdell at (315) 386-7958 or send an email to davisf@canton.edu.

 

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as ten exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as members of the NCAA Division III.

Community Health Organizations to Promote Wellness at SUNY Canton April 15

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

SUNY CantonThe SUNY Canton Davis Health Center has invited more than 25 area agencies to help promote a healthy lifestyle for the college and community.

Each agency will be providing health screenings or education at the college’s Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in Dana Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

There will be information about disaster preparedness, lung cancer screenings, weight loss, grief support, blood pressure and diabetes testing, tobacco cessation, caring for Alzheimer’s disease patients, health care plans and more. There will also be a distracted driving simulator that will allow participants to see how easily it is to get in an accident when driving while distracted.

Representatives from the following organizations will be in attendance:

  • Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York
  • American Red Cross
  • Canton-Potsdam Hospital
  • Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center
  • Community Health Center of the North Country
  • Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley
  • Reachout of St. Lawrence County
  • Renewal House
  • Seaway Valley Prevention Council
  • Lawrence County Traffic Safety Stop
  • SUNY Employee Assistance Program
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • Watertown Veteran Center

For more information, contact the SUNY Canton Davis Health Center at 386-7333 or send an email to cruickshankj@canton.edu.

 

About SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton is Northern New York’s premier college for career-driven bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees and certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses, as well as ten exclusively online bachelor’s degrees. The college’s 14 athletic teams compete as provisional members of the NCAA Division III and the USCAA.

Community Agencies Visit Campus to Promote Wellness, March 30

Monday, March 28th, 2011

The SUNY Canton Davis Health Center has invited more than 25 area agencies to help promote a healthy lifestyle for the College and community.

Each agency will be providing free health screenings or education at the College’s Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Intramural gym. The event is free and open to the public.

Student filling out a form in the Davis Health Center

Among the services offered at the Health Fair will be:

  • Blood pressure testing
  • Glucose testing and diabetes education
  • Cholesterol testing
  • Bone density screenings
  • Pulmonary Function testing
  • Tobacco cessation services
  • Weight loss support
  • Overall health screenings

There will also be a special presentation on using guided imagery to relax at 1 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Woodcock Conference Suite room 218 led by Kathy Montan, a body-centered expressive therapist.

Among the agencies represented at the fair will be representatives from the Renewal House, Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York, North Country Children’s Clinic, St. Lawrence County Traffic Safety Stop DWI program, Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Seaway Valley Prevention Council, TOPS, Inc., Rochester Eye and Tissue Bank, AIDS Community Resources, Canton-Potsdam Hospital, St. Lawrence County Tobacco Free Community Partnership, and the SUNY Employee Assistance Program.

For more information, contact the SUNY Canton Davis Health Center at 386-7333 or email cruickshankj@canton.edu.