Cal U annual health fair Sept. 17 in Convocation Center

The public is invited to attend California University of Pennsylvania’s 27th annual health fair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 17 in the south conference wing of the Convocation Center.

Admission is free to “Cal U Health for Life,” which is coordinated by the university’s Health and Wellness Education Center.

More than 40 healthcare experts will be on hand to discuss topics such as diabetes, nutrition and smoking cessation. Free screenings for blood pressure, glucose, speech and hearing, blood oxygen levels and balance also will be offered.

Central Blood Bank will be at the Convocation Center to conduct a blood drive.

The first 700 people to visit the health fair will receive drawstring bags, and there will be other prizes and free items available at the event.

WCAL, the campus radio station, will broadcast from the health fair.

Located less than one hour from Pittsburgh, California University of Pennsylvania is easy to reach via major highways and toll Route 43. Visitor parking is available in the Vulcan Garage, located off Third Street near the campus entrance.

For more information, contact event coordinator Fran Fayish, Cal U’s nurse practitioner, at 724-938-5922 or e-mail

At the health fair – Off-campus sponsors include but are not limited to: Adagio Health; AVI FoodSystems; Avon; Canonsburg General Hospital; Centerville Clinics; Central Blood Bank; Communication Disorders NSSLHA; Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern Pennsylvania; Fayette Podiatry Associates Inc.; Greenbriar Treatment Center; Martinelli Eye and Laser Center; Mary Kay Cosmetics; Michelle Apple, dietician; Monongahela Valley Hospital; National Pike Chiropractic; New Life Operations; Orthopedic and Sports PTA Inc.; Pregnancy Resource Center of South Hills;  Redstone Pharmacy; Rite Aid; SPHS C.A.R.E. Center STARS; The Physical Therapy Institute; Washington Drug and Alcohol Commission Inc.; Washington Health Systems, California; and Washington Ob/Gyn Associates.


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