By Erin Wood
The Lake Region State College Fitness and Nursing students are presenting a Health Fair and Fittathlon April 19.
The Health Fair takes place from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Bergstrom Technical Center at LRSC. The Fittathlon starts at 5:30 pm from Bergstrom Technical Center. Participants can walk or run and then bike in the Fittathlon.
The entire community is invited to participate.
Cost to participate in the Fittathlon is $10 for students and $20 for adults. The Health Fair is free.
Booths at the Health Fair will focus on:
Breast Cancer Awareness
Effects of Alcohol
Skin Cancer Awareness
Hypertension and Blood pressure checks- Sodium
Blood Glucose Monitoring/Diabetes
Prescription Medication/ Skittle parties
Energy Drinks/Pop/ Child Obesity
Diabetic Foot Wounds
Tobacco usage and smoking cessation