Show thanks for your health with self-care

By Cassie Wilson, Benefits & Wellness

Miami Benefits & Wellness is offering several self-care and preventive health opportunities this fall that are free and open to all Miami employees.

  • Avoid the winter flu. Make an appointment at the Miami health services center to receive the seasonal flu vaccine by calling 529-3000. You can also visit the Miami Regionals from 7-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 (MUH) or Wednesday, Nov. 2 (MUM) for walk-in flu shots.
  • Breast cancer screenings are available for women Wednesday, Nov. 2 and Thursday, Nov. 10, courtesy of the TriHealth Mobile Mammography Unit. Call TriHealth at 513-569-6565 to make a confidential appointment.
  • Know your numbers. Stop in for a quick blood pressure screening and learn more about preventing stroke and heart disease. Screenings are offered campuswide through Wednesday, Nov. 30.
  • Fitness 4 Life programs can be a great way to release end-of-the-semester stress. Miami faculty and staff can enjoy free, daily fitness center hours and exercise classes.
  • Give back and help others. Attend a Miami employee blood drive Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Shriver Center.

For more information on any of these events, please visit our Miami Benefits & Wellness website.