Video: National Public Health Week


STARKVILLE, Miss.(WCBI)—Mississippi State takes steps to helping students live a healthier life.

The first week of April is National public health week and MSU will host several events, show casing positive eating and exercising habits.

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Tuesday, The department of Food Sciences, nutrition and health promotion hosted ” The public Health road show.

The event included field games, designed to provide information on improving health.

Event Coordinator Brittney Oliver says any opportunity to make students more health conscience, the want to take it.

This is what we feel is our mission or obligation to improve the health of our students staff and faculty and to really get public health on the radar and through our health promotion efforts so part of that is really creating an environment that is conducive to health and getting people to be physically active and eat healthy snacks but also figure out what they can do professionally to help with their own community,” said MSU Assistant Professor Brittney Oliver.

National Health Week continues with a presentation by Dr. Frank Franklin on Fights and failures for community health. The event will take place in the Bost Extension center’s south Auditorium From 12-1.