Back with a new location, UFV is set to host annual neighbourhood health and wellness fair at Vineyard Community Centre in the heart of downtown Chilliwack.
The fair will run from 1–4 pm on Monday, Nov 19 at 45892 Wellington Ave.
Free for everyone, the fair will gather the Chilliwack community for an opportunity learn about health and wellness resources from UFV students.
Students from nursing, library and information technology, kinesiology and dental, along with participating community partners will offer visitors health and wellness information, tools, and a chance to take home some great prizes.
“This is a free, family-friendly event that gives our health sciences students the opportunity to practice community outreach while providing members of the public with important health information,” says Hannah MacDonald, UFV School of Health Studies director.
This year students and faculty from UFV’s nursing program will deliver a free flu shot clinic for adults, as well as Naloxone kits.
Everyone is welcome. Drop in any time between 1 and 4 pm. Several community partners have teamed up with UFV for this event.
Participants will be able to gain access to health services and information such as:
- Free toothbrushes
- Feminine hygiene products
- Special health topics
- Mental health & addictions support
- Clothing & book drive
- Support for seniors
- Support for LGBTQ
- Door prizes
- Free food & beverages
- Foot care
- Free adult flu clinic
- Naloxone kits