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A&T, Cone Health to Host “Building a Better You” Community Wellness Fair on June 29

A&T, Cone Health to Host “Building a Better You” Community Wellness Fair on June 29
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Center of Excellence in Integrative Health Disparities and Equity Research (CIHDER) and the Cone Health Center for Health Equity will host a “Building a Better You” community wellness fair Saturday, June 29. The free event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Corbett Sports Center on the N.C. A&T campus, 405 N. Benbow Road, Greensboro.

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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Center of Excellence in Integrative Health Disparities and Equity Research (CIHDER) and the Cone Health Center for Health Equity are teaming up to host a "Building a Better You" community wellness fair on Saturday, June 29. The event aims to address social and environmental factors that impact health and close the life expectancy gap in East Greensboro. More than 60 exhibitors will provide essential health care screenings, resources for nutrition, mental health, prescription needs, family and caregiver services, transportation, employment, and more. The fair will also feature entertainment, children's activities, and free lunches. Attendees must abide by the clear bag policy at the Corbett Sports Center. Parking will be available in various locations on the N.C. A&T campus. The fair is part of the "CATCH 5 In 5" initiative, which aims to close the life expectancy gap by five years within five years for residents in East Greensboro and other areas. For more information about the event, email Stephanie Teixeira-Poit at steixeirapoit@ncat.edu.

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