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UHD’s Spring Health Fair Set for Feb. 26

Learn how to stick to your healthy resolutions for 2020 at UHD’s biannual Health Fair 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26 in the Academic Building, Room A300.

This year’s event will feature free health screenings, free groceries, fitness assessments and demonstrations and information from more than 45 community partners. ​​Numerous health vendors will be available to assist students, faculty and staff with various health and wellness topics of interest. Free confidential STD testing will be provided in the Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium.

In addition, an Ash Wednesday service also will be offered 12-12:45 p.m. in the Welcome Center’s TDECU Tour Room.

Sponsored by UHD Student Life, Sports & Fitness, Veteran Services, Disability Services, Student Activities, Student Health, UHD Police and Employment Services & Operations.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.