Hy-Vee Healthy You Wellness Bus
Have you been told you have high cholesterol or pre-diabetes? Do you even know what your cholesterol level is? Maybe it is time to schedule a “nutrition checkup” with the Hy-Vee Wellness Bus!
What makes the Hy-Vee Healthy You Wellness Bus unique?
- Convenience: The Hy-Vee Healthy You Wellness Bus attends large events such as the Iowa State Fair, RAGBRAI, Hy-Vee Triathlon, Drake Relays, prominent college football rivalry games and Kansas City Chiefs football games. It is available to attend large employer health fairs and local events, such as county fairs and festivals. The Hy-Vee Health You Wellness Bus will also travel to local Hy-Vee stores near you!
- Trained and equip to serve you: The Hy-Vee Healthy You Wellness Bus features two rooms equipped to provide flu shots and health screenings for blood glucose, cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure. These services are provided by Hy-Vee dietitians and pharmacists.
- Fun for the whole family: The Hy-Vee Healthy You Wellness Bus includes a mobile health fair. The health fair provides educational opportunities such as healthy cooking demonstrations, food sampling, store tours and product education by Hy-Vee dietitians and chefs. Best of all, the bus is active 52 weeks per year so you will have plenty of chances to visit the Hy-Vee Wellness Bus!
Wellness Bus Q&A
Q: What is the cost to participate with the Hy-Vee Wellness Bus?
A: $45 for health screenings
Q: What topics are available at the mobile health fair?
A: Biometric screening, assessment and interpretation of your numbers (what does this all mean for my health?)
Heart health - How to lower your numbers through diet
How to read and interpret food labels
Q: Will there be fun things for my child to do while I am getting my health screening?
A: Fun and interactive activities will be provided for your child while you are completing your biometric screening. The health assessment should only take 15 - 20 minutes.
Q: Is the program only available to individuals 18 years and older?
A: Yes, the biometric screening is only for individuals 18 years and older. However, individuals of all ages are recommended to join in the fun of the mobile health fair!