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Health Fair gives students flu shots, educates people on community groups

Corryn Brock, News Editor

October 8, 2019

Groups on and off campus came to table at the Health Fair Tuesday afternoon. Free flu shots were made available to students at the fair by Health Services, and Health Services ran out of shots around 12:30 p.m. The Coles County Health Department was also there to provide flu shots to faculty, sta...

HERC to host presentations on sleep, stress

Brianna Lewis, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2019

The Health Education Resource Center is providing a panther sleep open session for students on Thursday to learn whether or not they are getting enough sleep at night in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This open session consists of two different presentations: “Stress and Sleep Management,...

HERC discusses bystander intervention at session

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 23, 2019

The Health Education and Resource Center discussed bystander intervention during the open session called “EIU StepsUp” Wednesday afternoon at the Martinsville Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The objective of the open session was to educate attendees about effectively interveni...

HERC to host session on dieting, healthy eating

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter

January 22, 2019

The Health Education Resource Center will host a new informational session Thursday at 5 p.m. in the Effingham Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. “Forget the Fad Diet” will focus on the benefits of developing and using healthy habits rather than restricting certain foods when on a...

Students learn about safe sex, personal health at open house

Students learn about safe sex, personal health at open house

Mike Santoria, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018

Students were offered a space to discuss sexual, mental and personal health as well as better nutritional habits Thursday afternoon during the Share the Love and Wellness Open House. The open house was sponsored by the Health Education Resource Center. Emma Welton, a Health Promotion Coordinator, said it pr...

Flu Shots and Health Fair to aid Eastern, Community

Brooke Schwartz, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Free flu shots and a health fair will be provided by the Health Education and Resource Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom to promote a healthier community. The health fair will include booths from university departments and health resources...

Health Service consolidations, cost-savings heard at CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2017

The Health Service, Counseling Center and Student Insurance have been consolidated as of Aug. 1. Eric Davidson, interim director of Health Service, detailed this change and cost-saving measures the departments are taking during a report at a meeting of the Council on University Planning and Budgeting...

Eastern students learn not to be bystanders

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

September 14, 2017

New Eastern students are required learn how to help in an emergency situation. Emma Wilton, health education resource center intern, said EIU StepsUP! Bystander Intervention training is the mandatory one time training program for new students. It teaches them to help in problem situations. “It...

HERC teaches smart shopping skills

Lee Mayhood, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2017

Eastern students can learn about smart shopping skills from the Health Education Resource Center’s Grocery Store Tours. The tours take place at the Charleston Wal-Mart and are led by a HERC staff member, who takes students around the store and teaches them about nutrition facts and how to spend...

HERC hosts healthy cooking workshop

HERC hosts healthy cooking workshop

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

February 8, 2017

Students gathered in Klehm Hall Tuesday night to prepare a heart-healthy meal and learn more about heart disease prevention. It was the first Healthy Cooking Workshop 101 of the semester, themed “Foods Your Heart Will Love.” On the menu were turkey chili, oven-roasted broccoli, and roasted...

Snoozin’ like a panther a success

Snoozin’ like a panther a success

Liz Stephens, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017

Nine out of ten college students report poor sleep quality, according the Health Education Resource Center. At a presentation called “Snoozing like a Panther,” the center gave tips for students to get a better night’s rest and informed them of the benefits of sleep. Bree Rehor, a health promotion...

HERC compares sex to ordering pizza

HERC compares sex to ordering pizza

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter

January 25, 2017

Students gathered Tuesday to practice sexual consent by building fake pizzas together in an event called “Sex is Like Pizza.” Courtney Carver, the mental health promotion coordinator for the Health Education Resource Center, used pieces of felt representing pizza toppings to compare the activity...

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