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Employee Wellness Program recognizes American Heart Month during February

February is American Heart Month, a time to highlight the importance of cardiovascular health and raise awareness for heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide. The Georgia Southern Employee Wellness Program would like to encourage all faculty and staff to join us in supporting heart health during the month of February!

National Wear Red Day Feb. 3

On Friday, we encourage all faculty and staff to wear RED to show support for heart disease awareness. Group photos will be taken at the respective campuses at 11 a.m. in the following locations: 


Statesboro: Common area of the Russell Union

Armstrong: Stairs in the Student Union (in front of the Galley)

Liberty: Inside the front office

Earn 100 USG well-being credits for participating in the photo and showing your support for heart health!

Free Blood Pressure Screenings

East Georgia Regional Medical Center and students in the School of Nursing will provide free blood pressure screenings and education for all faculty and staff on the Statesboro Campus on Feb. 7, Russell Union Ballroom from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Feb. 22 in the Facilities Landscape Services Building Room 1029 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Note: Blood pressure screenings will be offered to all campuses in the next few months. Please be on the lookout for upcoming dates. 


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