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How to Keep Well the Rest of this Wellness Week

Fall and spring Wellness Weeks are crucial to the health and well-being of USF St. Pete students. They can be used as an opportunity to check-in during the busyness of each semester. 

This semester’s Wellness Week runs Oct. 26- Nov. 1. It offers students many ways to learn about, and stay aware of, their health.

The Wellness Center’s approach to promoting student well-being in a safe and inclusive environment includes meditation sessions, STD testing and mental health screenings. 

Safe Zone Ally Training for students and staff takes place Monday from 2- 5 p.m. in the Student Life Center (SLC) 2101. Spots can be reserved by visiting

Tuesday, the Harborwalk Wellness Fair begins Oct. 29  with local health resources and giveaways from 1-2 p.m. There will be free HIV testing with quick results in SLC 2200 from 1- 3 p.m. However, an appointment must be made in advance. 

Flu shots and screenings will take place on the SLC patio on Oct. 30 from 12:30- 2:30 p.m. 

The Harborwalk Clothesline Project with Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA) happens on Thursday from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. The project is dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence. Free STD and STI testing is available in SLC 2200 on a first-come, first-served basis from 10:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. 

Visit or call 727-873-4422 for more information and to schedule appointments. The Wellness Center is located in SLC 2200. 

Photo courtesy of PEERS and USFSP Wellness Center


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