Health and Wellness Fair

More than 30 health and wellness providers will offer screenings and demonstrations at Pitt-Bradford's annual Health and Wellness Fair next week.

            The event, sponsored by Pitt-Bradford’s Office of Health Services, is free and open to the public. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 5 in the Mukaiyama University Room in the Frame-Westerberg Commons.

            Free tests include a bone density screening by the Bradford Regional Medical Center School of Radiography, glaucoma testing by Eye Care Professional Associates, body fat analysis by the Pitt-Bradford sports medicine program and blood pressure check by Kane Community Hospital, an affiliate of UPMC Hamot.

            Massage therapy demonstrations will be presented by Lisa’s Hairport, which will also offer paraffin hand dips with reflexology. Pitt-Bradford’s Counseling Services will provide alcohol abuse and depression screenings.

            Community Resources for Independence Inc. will have information on caring for those with disabilities. UPMC Hamot Center for Healthy Living will explain how to read labels for the sugar contents of food.

            Other vendors will be podiatrist Dr. Gary Smith, D.P.M.; Canticle Farm, a source for local, naturally grown vegetables; Kane Community Hospital, which will have information on mammography, body composition and heart disease; Metz and Associates; McKean County Veterans’ Affairs, which will have information about benefits and services for veterans; McKean County VNA and Hospice; Liv’s Livelihood, which will provide skin care analysis; Adagio Health; American Cancer Society; BRMC Center for Diabetes and Nutrition;

Pitt-Bradford’s Center for Rural Health Practice; Community Nurses Inc.; Community Blood Bank; Center for Organ Recovery and Education; Bradford Dental Center – BRMC; Great Lakes Home Healthcare Services; Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services; Health Beginnings – BRMC; Pitt-Bradford Panthers Against Tobacco; Pitt-Bradford’s Disability Resource Services; Pitt-Bradford Campus Police; The Pavilion; Bradford Family YMCA; and the YWCA Victim’s Resource Center for domestic violence and sexual assault.

In addition, members of Pitt-Bradford’s Student Nurse Organization will make poster presentations.

For more information, contact Lisa Hervatin in the Office of Health Services at (814)362-5272 or

For disability-related needs, contact the Office of Disability Resources and Services at (814)362-7609 or