UAB Fitness Challenge

Walk this Way in June!

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We had so much fun with the May Fitness Challenge we decided to continue through June!  Walking is a great way to get in shape, enjoy the outdoors, and meet new people!  Walk this Way will start Tuesday June 2, from 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.  We will meet at the West Pavilion Atrium and walk to and from Railroad Park.  If inclement weather occurs, we will walk the indoor hospital trails.  Put on your walking shoes, tell a friend, and get ready to walk your way to a healthier you!

Dates

Meet at:

06/02/2015

West Pavilion Atrium

06/09/ 2015

West Pavilion Atrium

06/16/2015

West Pavilion Atrium

06/23/2015

West Pavilion Atrium

06/30/2015

West Pavilion Atrium

Free CPR Training

heart cpr trainingWould you know what to do if there was a cardiac emergency?

According to the American Heart Association, each year over 326,000 out-of-hospital heart attacks / strokes occur in the United States.  Now is the time to learn how to save lives and be prepared during CPR week June 1 – 7, 2015.  In partnership with the American Heart Association, UAB Employee Wellness will be hosting free three minute CPR certifications to help you be prepared in an emergency situation.  This training will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 in the Administration Building, Penthouse Large Conference room located at 701 20th Street S. from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Prevention is key!

My Health Rewards

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Vision Screenings

16287 wpm hiresUAB School of Optometry Community Eye Care Department has partnered with UAB Wellness to offer vision screenings across the UAB Campus and UAB Medicine facilities. The screening will check vision acuity (distance and near vision), peripheral vision – non central points of vision, tonometry-pressure inside the eye, color vision if needed, ophthalmoscopy (allows doctor to see inside the back of the eye), and slit lamp-3-D view of different parts of the eye.
No appointments necessary.

 

Screening Schedule:
All screenings will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

August 21: Hospital West Pavilion Atrium
August 26: Women and Infant’s Center (WIC) 2nd Floor Atrium
October 14: Highland’s Media Center
October 30: Hospital West Pavilion Atrium
November 13: Women and Infant’s Center (WIC) 2nd Floor Atrium

Check back for additional Vision Screenings coming soon!