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“Be Healthy Week” promotes student health through free programs

As part of "Be Healthy Week," Penn State Berks Health Services and the Health and Wellness Committee are offering free health programs for students, faculty, and staff, from September 24–28, 2012.

Health Services invites the campus community to learn about sexual health during the monthly program titled “Get Some” on Monday, September 24, at 6 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. In this program titled “Safer Sex,” Amber Brown, Senior Community Health Educator with Planned Parenthood, will be the featured speaker.

Health Services and Counseling Services will offer free screenings for depression on Tuesday, September 25; Thursday, September 27; and Friday, September 28, from 12–1 p.m. on the second floor lobby of the Perkins Student Center.

Finally, Health Services will provide a “Know Your Numbers” program on Wednesday, September 26, from 12-1 p.m., in room 8 of Perkins Student Center. Participants will learn their accurate height, weight, BMI, and blood pressure.

First-year seminar credit is available for eligible students. For more information on these programs, contact the Office of Health Services at 610-396-6075.

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