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

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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!

UAB Farmer's Market

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UAB Medicine is providing the UAB Farmer's Market again this year to the staff and visitors of UAB. We are partnering with the Farmer’s Market Authority of the State of Alabama, part of the Department of Agriculture, to bring some of the best farmers in Alabama to the UAB Market this summer. 

The Market will be held every Friday, June 5 - August 28 and is open to both staff and visitors of UAB. 

Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM  
Location:  North Pavilion Entrance

My Health Rewards

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Register for My Health Rewards today and participate for a chance to win prizes! 

UAB Employee Wellness is excited to be rolling out the new My Health Rewards program for all benefit-eligible UAB employees — a program that rewards YOU for healthy behaviors.

This self-reporting system enables you to earn points and be entered into a sweepstakes when you participate in activities such as exercise, preventive screenings, and fitness events and on-line wellness education.

Summer 5 in 5 Challenge

5n5July 7 - August 4
Earn up to 1,000 points by participating in the 5 – week program that focuses on weight loss, blood pressure, tobacco cessation, physical activity and nutrition.

The Farm Stand is Back!

veggiesThe Farm Stand will be bringing fresh fruits and vegetables and other delicious treats to UAB each week. This year Boozer Farms will be operating The Farm Stand 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Circulation Network

stethoscopeJoin the Circulation Network for a series of lunch and learns led by Dr. Tonya Breaux-Shropshire.   Learn how to cope with hypertension (high blood pressure), meet others living with this condition, and obtain peer and professional support.  The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 12:00 – 12:40 p.m.  Bring your own lunch.
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UAB Windows into Wellness

 

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