Be Well Utah Family Health Week runs Saturday, August 20-Saturday, August 27. All events are free and open to public:
Walk Away Obesity
Wheeler Farm, Saturday, Aug. 20, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Join us for a casual walk through the beautiful historic grounds of Wheeler Farm in Murray. Bring the whole family and start your weekend off with some healthy activity.
Walk and Wag for Wellness
Fort Douglas Gazebo on Fort Douglas Boulevard, Saturday, Aug. 20, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Did you know that walking with your best canine friend is a great way to stay healthy and happy? People with pets go to the doctor less often, get more exercise, and suffer less depression overall. Bring your family and four-legged buddies to stroll with us through beautiful Fort Douglas.
Skin & Vision Family Health Fair
Midvalley Health Center, Monday, Aug. 22, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Come participate in sun safety demos, free vision screenings, and fun family activities. Free sunglasses to the first 150 individuals to complete a vision screening. Enjoy free fruit smoothies and eye care giveaways.
University Hospital, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Making fresh, healthy food choices is one way to “Be Well.” Join us for a farmers market at University of Utah Hospital. While you are there, listen in to radio personalities Jake Scott and Tony Parks from 1280 TheZone as they broadcast live from the farmers market. Employees and public welcome to attend.
Harmons Station Park, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Join us at the Station Park Harmons near our new Farmington Health Center for healthy fun with free food samples, dietitian stations, cooking demonstrations, Super Foods Workshop, and health screenings.
South Jordan Family Night
South Jordan Health Center, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Participate in an evening of fun with the teddy bear clinic, face painting, dunk-a-doc, lasso lessons, cooking demos, reptiles, basketball, and more. Don’t miss meeting the Jazz Bear and our special guests Elsa, Anna, and Kristoff.
Huntsman Cancer Institute Community Open House
Huntsman Cancer Institute, Thursday, Aug. 25, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Come learn about wellness, cancer prevention, and the unique mission of HCI. Don’t miss the massages, exercise classes, prevention photo booth, teddy bear clinic, giant inflatable colon, skin and oral cancer screenings, and building tours. Free food, fun, and giveaways.
Liberty Senior Center, Friday, Aug. 26, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join us for a morning focused on senior health. Get free vision and health screenings. Watch informative presentations on nutrition, healthy eating demonstrations, and other topics.
Run in Rhythm 5K
Rice Eccles Stadium, Saturday, Aug. 27, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Get your heart pumping with a free, timed 5K through the University of Utah campus. Register by Aug 7to secure a free running shirt.
Family Health Fair
Rice Eccles Stadium, Saturday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Be Well Utah Family Health Fair is filled with fun, health-focused activities for the entire family. Get complimentary screenings for glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol, and more. Enjoy family friendly healthy activities in addition to healthy cooking demonstrations, on-field activities, a bike rodeo, and basketball with the Salt Lake Stars.
For more information and a complete list of activities, please visit the Be Well Utah website. We’ll see you there!