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    The University Center for Health Education & Wellness announces a fall schedule of employee wellness events and resources.

    Flu shot clinic Sept. 30 for staff and faculty

    The University Center for Health Education & Wellness announces a fall schedule of employee wellness events and resources.
    September 20, 2022
    The University Center for Health Education & Wellness announces a fall schedule of employee wellness events and resources designed to promote a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Find everything from flu shots to drop-in pickleball in the fall event listings, below.

    Campus Flu Shot Clinic for Staff & Faculty 

    (September 30, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.) -- Click Here to Register.  

    Did you know that the CDC recommends getting a flu shot annually before the end of October?
    The flu shot is the best defense against the flu. University employees can register for CHEW’s Flu Shot & Blood Pressure Clinic on Friday, Sept. 30
     from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Employees with University of Scranton health insurance can get a no-cost flu shot. High-dose flu shots are available for those 65 years and older. A blood pressure check by a student nurse earns employees a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card. 

    Registration is required. To register, click here. 

    Employees must select a time slot
     and bring a copy of their University health insurance card to verify eligibility for a no-cost vaccine. 

     

    Weekly Wellness Classes Open to students, Staff and Faculty   

    Drop-in classes are taught by professional instructors to promote stress relief and increase strength, flexibility, and mindfulness. Classes are open to students, staff and faculty.  Fall schedule includes:

    Light weights and abs*, Monday and Wednesday, 5 p.m., Royals Room, Byron Gym *staff and faculty-only class  

    Mindfulness meditation, Monday, 5 p.m., Library Room 305  

    POUND, Tuesday, 5 p.m., Royals Room, Byron Gym  

    Lunchtime yoga flow, Wednesday 12:15 p.m., Royals Room, Byron Gym   

    Drop-in pickleball*- Thursdays 12-1 p.m., Byron Gym *staff and faculty-only class  

    Energizing yoga- Thursdays 5 p.m., Royals Room, Byron Gym  

    Employee Wellness is thrilled to announce Drop-in pickleball on the fall schedule. In collaboration with Rec Sports, drop-in pickleball for staff and faculty will be held on Thursdays from 12 - 1 p.m. in the Byron Gym courts. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Email chew@scranton.edu if  interested in being added to the pickleball email list. 

    Scales Available for Weigh-In Wednesdays 

    Weighing yourself regularly can be a powerful tool in helping to reach health goals and increase accountability. Weigh-in every Wednesday (or any other day of the week) at one of CHEW's four scales located around campus and as a source of motivation. Don't worry, no need to share the number on the scale with anyone but yourself. Just show up and hop on the scale!  

    Scale Locations: 

    • The DeNaples Center, CHEW 205 K 

    • Alumni Memorial Hall, 1st floor lobby 

    • O'Hara Hall, 1st floor lobby by vending machines  

    • The Byron Center, The Rec Sports Office. 

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