University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

ARCHIVE: Health Quest 2013 UMHB’s 14th Annual Health Fair

March 15, 2013
Health Quest 2013
Health Quest 2013

Belton, Texas – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor will hold its 14th annual health fair, Health Quest 2013, on Friday, April 5th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Frank and Sue Mayborn Campus Center Arena (923 University Drive, Belton, TX) on the UMHB campus. This event is free and open to the public.

Health Quest is a community event showcasing more than 50 exhibitors from an assortment of health and wellness related businesses such as Central Texas Poison Control, Summit Family Fitness Center, Montgomery Chiropractic, TC Dental Hygiene Program, Hope Pregnancy Center, US Army Corps of Engineers, and many others. There will also be representatives from several area hospitals, including Hillcrest Health Systems, Scott & White Hospital, Seton Health Care, and Veterans Health Administration.

There will be many exhibits presenting information for visitors of all ages. Health screenings will also be available including blood pressure, glucose tests, and body composition tests, as well as chiropractic, cholesterol, depression and mood, and alcohol/tobacco/drug screenings. Visitors will also find opportunities for wellness education, including helpful information about dental health, skin care, preventative health care, eye health, and heart attack and stroke awareness. There will also be stations at which visitors can donate blood, get registered as a bone marrow donor, or enjoy a free massage. The blood drive will be located on Moore Street by the Mabee Student Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Door prizes will be awarded throughout the fair, so every visitor will have a number of chances to win a Kindle donated by Montgomery Chiropractic.

For more information about Health Quest, please contact Debbie Rosenberger, BSN, RN- BC, Coordinator of UMHB Health Services, at (254) 295-4623 or visit the Health Quest website.