Campus News 2009

For Immediate Release
October 1, 2009

Health Fair, blood drive at Schreiner Oct. 7

The Schreiner University Fall Health Fair is coming up on Wednesday, Oct. 7, offering information and health screenings to the Schreiner community and local citizens. The fair will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the ballrooms of the Floyd & Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center.

Among the free services will be vision screening, tests for blood pressure, blood sugar and body fat, and massage. There will be information available in such areas as women’s health, smoking cessation and diabetes. Flu shots also will be offered for $25. Please call to reserve your shot. Health Scans, a medical screening company, will provide vascular screenings, the cost of which will depend on the number of scans. Attendees also will be able to win various door prizes.

Schreiner will host a blood drive, also open to the public, in the Mountaineer Fitness Center on the same day as the fair. According to Gloria Algeo, RN, Schreiner director of health and wellness, South Texas Blood Services has said that it is safe to get a flu shot and give blood on the same day.

For more information about the health fair or flu shots, call or e-mail Kay Eissler at 830-792-7279 or

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