NSU campuses will host Wellness Week events

Northwestern State University will host Wellness Week Nov. 7-10 with activities and events geared toward promoting health and wellness on campus and in the community. 

NSU’s Shreveport campus will host a Fall Health Festival and blood drive from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the campus, 1800 Line Avenue. The event will include vendors, food, music and door prizes.   Blood donors will get a free LifeShare t-shirt.  For more information, contact Philip Maxfield at (318) 935-9838. 

Wellness Week’s main event is Wellness Fest on Tuesday, Nov. 8.  Activities will take place at the WRAC from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and will include health screenings and information booths.  A local chiropractor will be on hand to make adjustments and the University Programming Council will provide massage chairs and an oxygen bar.  There will be physical fitness challenges and stations to check lipids and blood sugar levels, get a flu shot and more.  Guests can browse booths and visit with local practitioners, complete health screenings, listen to speakers and learn about wellness initiatives.

For more information on the Nov. 8 Wellness Fest contact Kaitlyn Hamm at richardsk@nsula.edu