VA Western New York Healthcare System
Wellness Event for Veterans and VA Employees
October 5, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Evangeline Conley, Public Affairs Officer
Phone: (716) 862-8753 Cell: (716) 512-9338
VA Western New York Healthcare System is holding the 2nd Annual Fall Into Wellness Fair, Wednesday, October 7 at the Buffalo site, 3495 Bailey Avenue in Freedom Hall (room 301). The event takes place from 11am – 2pm with staff on hand offering tools to keep Veterans and employees healthy. Flu vaccines, blood pressure screenings, diabetes health and safety information, aesthetics, women’s health, disability information and more!
Following healthy living guidelines is encouraged to improve the quality of life for Veterans by providing VA clinicians with evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention practices. Veterans have resources such as the Veterans Health Library http://www.veteranshealthlibrary.org/ at their fingertips and VA screening and programs such as MOVE!®, an evidence-based weight management program, to help patients lose weight, keep it off, and improve their health.
For more information about the event, contact Shamale McMillan at 716-862-8803.