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Idaho State University Health Fair Returns for 2023

March 30, 2023

The 2023 Idaho State University Health Fair will once again be offering numerous free and reduced-cost health care services, health information booths and family-friendly activities for the entire community. 

The event will take place on April 4 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the ISU Pond Student Union Building Ballroom in Pocatello. The event showcases ISU's Kasiska Division of Health Sciences (KDHS) clinics, health degree programs, and community health partners such as Portneuf Medical Center, Health West, and more. 

New this year, a nutrition focus with information, activities and food demos throughout the day relating to healthy nutrition for all ages. 

KDHS faculty and students will offer free health screening services such as: 

  • Nutrition Fair with food demos throughout the day and kids activities from 3-6pm!
    • 9 a.m. - energy bites
    • 10:30 a.m. - smoothies
    • 12 p.m. - salsa and chips
    • 1:30 p.m. - protein dips and vegetables
    • 4:30 p.m. - after school snack
  • Blood pressure, pulse, and height and weight assessment by ISU Nursing faculty and students
  • Depression and anxiety screening by the ISU Psychology Clinic faculty and students
  • Fall risk screening by ISU Physical Therapy Therapy faculty and students
  • Foot assessment and care by ISU Nursing faculty and students
  • Hearing screening by ISU Audiology faculty and students
  • Laboratory services provided by Portneuf Medical Center and ISU Medical Lab Sciences faculty and students
  • Medication review and evaluation by ISU Pharmacy faculty and students
  • Oral health screening by ISU Dental Hygiene students
  • Traumatic brain injury screening by ISU Counseling Clinic faculty and students

Blood screenings at the Health Fair are always offered at extremely reduced rates. Attendees can have the following tests performed for $43.00:

  • HDL, LDL VDL Cholesterol Test
  • Triglycerides Test
  • Blood Sugar Test
  • Liver, Kidney, Muscle and Heart Function
  • Complete Blood Count
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Test

Other blood screening tests are available and participants do not need to be fasting to have their blood drawn.

Blood draws are available all day during the 2023 Idaho State University Health Fair. For more information about the early blood draw, call PMC at (208) 239-1671.

Event parking is free in the Pond Student Union parking lot. For more information, visit isu.edu/healthfair.


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