Your company or community group can play an important role in helping prevent or delay the onset of chronic disease that can affect your employees/participants. Our customized health fairs and screenings place registered nurses, health educators, dietitians and exercise physiologists onsite at your workplace where they are able to assess the risk level of your employees in a casual, informative and enjoyable setting.

 

Health education booths are a valuable education tool to motivate and boost employee participation in health improvement. The booths are ideal for individuals or small groups. Choose from popular wellness topics and allow your employees/participants the instant gratification of knowing they have begun their journey toward better health.

 

Health Screenings

Non-Fasting Cholesterol

  • This is an excellent opportunity to have individuals learn about the risks of cholesterol and blood glucose levels. Our trained Health Educators review test results with each participant.  
  • The test involves a simple finger-stick  
  • Results include Total Cholesterol, HDL (high-density lipoprotein), Cardiac Risk Ratio & Blood Glucose
  • Take home materials are included

Fasting Cholesterol

  • This is an excellent opportunity to have individuals learn about the risks of cholesterol, high and low density lipoproteins, and blood glucose levels. Our trained Health Educators review test results with each participant.  
  • The test involves a simple finger-stick  
  • Results include Total Cholesterol, HDL, LDL (low-density lipoprotein), Cardiac Risk Ratio, Triglycerides & Blood Glucose
  • Take home materials are included
  • Requires 8-9 hours of fasting (water is allowed)

Blood Pressure Screening

  • Participants have their blood pressure taken by one of our Health Educators and learn about the causes and risks associated with this silent killer.
  • Health education and take home materials are included

Stroke Risk Assessment

  • Participants take a simple stroke risk assessment  
  • Our Health Educators review the results with each participant
  • Participants will learn about the signs of stroke, stroke prevention and risk reduction

Body Mass Index (BMI) + Waist-to-Hip Ratio (WHR)

Body Composition 

  • Body composition is used to describe the percentages of fat mass versus lean mass in the human body.
  • Trained Health Educators will use a hand held Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA), which is used to estimate an individual’s percent of body fat and calculate Body Mass Index (BMI).
  • Our Health Educators review the results with each participant and handouts are available

Vision Screening

  • Evaluates binocular vision, near and far vision acuity and assesses for color blindness
  • Our Health Educators review the results with each participant
  • We recommend participants sign-up for this screening to avoid waiting in line.  It takes approximately 6-8 minutes per person.

Derma-View Facial Skin

  • Enables participants to view sun damage within the deep layers of the facial skin
  • Equipment uses a low-level UVA black light lamp
  • Shows sun damage not yet visible to the eye
  • Our Health Educators review the results with each participant

Seated Massage

  • Licensed massage therapists concentrate on the head, neck, back, and shoulders. 
  • Employers may schedule appointments or allow employees to participate on a walk-in basis
  • Requires approximately 8-15 minutes per person

Freedom From Nicotine

  • Smoking cessation program
  • 6, 1-hour, on-site classes
  • 8 person minimum

Osteoporosis

  • Uses ultrasound to measure bone density of the heel which is considered to be similar in density to the hip because it supports us during weight-bearing activity
  • Trained Health Educators conduct the screening and review results with each participant
  • Each test takes about 10 minutes

Nutrition Counseling

  • Participants first complete an online survey questionnaire asking general and specific questions related to daily eating habits.
  • Each participant talks one-on-one with a Health Educator who specializes in nutrition for approximately 15 minutes.
  • We recommend a sign-up sheet in order to accurately tally interested participants.

Fitness Testing

  • Screens for the four components of physical fitness: cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility
  • Follows protocols established by the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Includes 3-min. step test or 1-mile walk, push-ups or sit-ups, grip strength and sit-and-reach
  • Requires approximately 15 minutes per participant



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Health Education Booths

Nutrition Knowledge

  • What does a serving size look like? How can good nutrition be incorporated into a busy lifestyle? What’s the truth about sugar? What’s the problem with salt?
  • Certified health staff talk one-on-one with participants · Nutrition education handouts are provided.

The Ergonomic Office

  • Ergonomics help to reduce job related injuries, illnesses and stresses while increasing job satisfaction and productivity. 

Tobacco Cessation

  • Provides the latest information on behavior modification techniques and smoking cessation aids.
  • Colorful 3D visuals demonstrate the damaging effects of smoking and chewing tobacco and displays up-to-date tobacco education and cessation materials.    

Stress Management

  • Looking for strategies to combat stress? Participants will learn how to incorporate simple stress reduction techniques into their daily routines, such as breathing exercises and strategies for getting a better night's sleep.

Decrease Sick Days

  • In this age of concern over infectious diseases, demonstrating proper cleanliness and personal protection is necessary in order to reduce the transmission of germs. 
  • It is a mistake to assume we all understand the critical nature of these simple processes. This booth aims to cover the basics and some overlooked infection control habits.

Women’s Health

  • Get answers to your most common women's health questions.
  • A health educator talks one on one with participants to answer general questions relating to women’s health.

Men’s Health

  • Get answers to your most common men's health questions.
  • A health educator talks one on one with participants to answer general questions relating to men’s health.

Fitness Facts

  • See what it feels like to gain an instant 20 pounds!
  • Discover what the exercise recommendations are for the general population.
  • Learn easy ways to increase the amount of physical activity you get throughout your day.

Healthy Aging

  • Get information about what screenings are recommended and when you should get them.
  • Learn easy ways to keep both your mind and your body healthy.
  • A health educator talks one on one with participants to answer general questions relating to healthy aging.

Sun Safety

  • Learn about the different types of sun exposure and how they can affect your health.
  • Get tips on how to apply sun screen and how to stay safe while in the sun.

Diabetes

  • What is the difference between Type 1 & Type 2 diabetes?
  • Learn the signs and symptoms of diabetes and how it can be prevented.
  • Colorful 3D model shows the damaging effects that Type 2 diabetes can have on the body.

Cardiac Health

  • Learn how to prevent high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes.
  • Watch how fatty deposits can build in your artery, causing coronary heart disease.
  • A health educator talks one on one with participants to answer general questions relating to overall cardiac health.

Getting a Good Night's Sleep

  • Discuss the importance of getting the recommended sleep for your stage of life.
  • Discover ways of preparing your sleep environment.

Relaxation Techniques

  • Discover various techniques and find out which works best for you
  • Learning how to incorporate relaxation into your life is necessary for your overall health.

Arthritis

  • Learn the main types of arthritis and who each affects.
  • Preventative and treatment options are also discussed. 

 

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Corporate Fitness

Corporate Fitness Classes

  • Give your employees the convenience of an on-site fitness class! 
  • Multi-week sessions or one-time classes are available 
  • Choose from the following classes: 
    • Yoga: Practice total-body stretching through basic relaxation and breathing techniques.  Learn to relax the mind and body for daily stress relief.  All fitness levels welcome. 
    • Pilates: Strengthen the muscles that help support your back and abdominals.  Participants should be comfortable working on a mat on the floor. 
    • Zumba: Get ready to sweat while dancing it out in an exhilarating Zumba class! Featuring exotic rhythms set to high-energy international beats, this class will get you fit and boost your energy level! 
    • Tai Chi: This mind-body practice is recommended by NIH to address and prevent numerous conditions. Slow, fluid movements promote relaxation, balance, strength and flexibility for people of all ages. This class is suitable for all fitness levels and abilities. Movement modifications are available for any physical limitation. 
    • Strength Training: Group strength training class to help you shape and tone your muscles. 
  • For more information or to schedule your corporate fitness class, please submit a request or contact Katie Sutton at Kathryn.Sutton@inova.org.
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