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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, 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. 

October 24: Education Building (EDU) 2nd floor lobby
October 31: John Whitaker Building (JNWB), room 104
November 14: Highland’s Media Center – 1st floor
November 21: Business and Engineering Center (BEC) 1st floor lobby
December 5: Medical Towers (MT) 1st floor break room
December 12: School of Public Health Building (Ryals), room 125

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 from June 6 - August 29 and is open to both staff and visitors of UAB. 

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

UAB Medicine Urgent Care

UAB Medicine Urgent Care, a convenient clinic backed by the full resources of UAB Medicine, is now open to treat adults for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries in its location at 125 20th Street South, Suite 103.

UAB Medicine Urgent Care is open seven days a week to treat patients ages 18 and older. Operating hours are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. One medical doctor and one nurse practitioner are onsite during hours of operation. This is a walk-in clinic, so no appointments are necessary. 

For more information, including a map of the clinic location, visit uabmedicine.org/UrgentCare or call (205) 801-5251.

My Health Rewards

MyHealthRewards-logoBuilding a healthier UAB starts with YOU!
Beginning in 2015, as a part of our ongoing efforts to improve the health of our faculty and staff, UAB is pleased to offer this new health screening initiative designed to improve overall employee health risk and reward faculty and staff based on improved or maintained health risk levels. 

Innovations in Wellness Conference

Innovations ConferenceFriday, November 21, 2014 
UAB Employee Wellness will host its third annual Innovations in Wellness conference November 21, 2014 for professionals working in wellness, human resources and healthcare administration. Join us for a day of innovative, evidence-based research and expertise in the business of health and wellness.

Please visit the CONFERENCE WEBSITE for more information on the agenda, speakers, hotels, and more. REGISTER online now.

Vision Screenings

eye-examUAB 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, 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. Click here to view the full screening schedule.


2014 Blazer Fun Run was a great success!

15365353910 e405159aaa zThe 4th annual UAB Blazer Fun Run drew more than 400 registered participants for a two-mile trek through campus and the Railroad Park district.

Click here to view pictures of the event

Scale Back Alabama

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Weigh-in dates: January 19-23, 2015
Scale Back Alabama is a 10-week program to encourage Alabamians to lose weight and exercise more. The goal is to lose 10 pounds in 10 weeks. This is a state-wide program that UAB is participating in, so you can view the official site at www.scalebackalabama.com. 


Tobacco Cessation

Learn about the many tools and programs available for UAB faculty and staff to help you quit tobacco and stay quit. Remember, there is no one right way to quit -- do whatever works for you. Here are details for 3 resources to help UAB faculty, staff, and our families kick the habit: Telephonic and Online Counseling, Tobacco Cessation Counseling, and Tobacco Cessation Benefits.

Dual Access UAB Campus Recreation with Hospital Health Club Now Available

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UAB Campus Rec is now offering a unique membership opportunity in conjunction with the Hospital Health Club!  View the flyer for more information.



 

Saturday, September 20, 2014
June 6 - August 1, 2014
June 27 - August 1, 2014
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