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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) – the second-largest university in Houston – 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 more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.