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Keystone plans National Public Health Week activities

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Posted: 04/02/2014

Keystone College will celebrate National Public Health Week April 4-11 with a number of events to raise awareness about the important role of public health and prevention in our nation. This year’s schedule includes:

Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5
The Laramie Project
7 p.m., Brooks Theatre

The Keystone Players and the Dietrich Theater have joined forces to present a relevant, unwavering look at the 1998 murder of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard.  Tickets costs $10 for the general public and $5 for students who present their ID.

Sunday, April 6
The Laramie Project
2 p.m., Brooks Theatre

The Keystone Players and the Dietrich Theater have joined forces to present a relevant, unwavering look at the 1998 murder of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard.  Tickets costs $10 for the general public and $5 for students who present their ID.

Monday, April 7
Public Health Fair
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Third Floor of the Hibbard Campus Center
Stop by this information fair and learn more about public health issues.

Tuesday, April 8
Public Health Fair
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Third Floor of the Hibbard Campus Center

Stop by this information fair and learn more about public health issues.

Movie: “Sex+Money”
9 p.m., Evans Hall
Free viewing of this documentary highlighting human trafficking within the United States.

Wednesday, April 9
HEALE Workshop
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Brooks Theatre

Presented by the Geriatric Education Staff from the Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, the conference will examine medical care for LGBT older adults. Participants will discuss essential terminology and concepts, explore barriers to health care, review legal concerns, and explore the basic principles of HIV transmission and treatment. Targeted for individuals in healthcare and nursing, the conference costs $20 and includes lunch. Participants will receive continuing education credits.

Thursday, April 10
An Introduction to Older LGBT Adult by Hector Salgado
7 p.m., Brooks Theatre

Sponsored by Keystone’s Concerts and Lectures Series, the lecture will be presented by Hector Salgado of the Howard Brown Health Center. Topics to be discussed include increased risks for poor health as a result of employment discrimination, public benefits, and other available services.

Friday, April 11
Friday Night Flick: World War Z
7 p.m., Student Restaurant

The story revolves around Untied Nation as employee Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to decimate humanity itself.

For more information on National Public Health Week at Keystone College, please contact Vicki Stanavitch at (570) 945-8410 or vicki.stanavtich@keystone.edu.

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