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Wellness Center  Welcome to the Cal Poly Pomona Wellness Center. Stop by to get free condoms or utilize our quality counseling! Hours: M-F 8am to 5pm

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Did you know that there are 59 National Parks in the United States with 9 being in California! Take some time out of this month to visit one of these great monuments! We promise, you will not be disappointed! For more information on these parks, visit Nationalparks.org
Picture📷: Yosemite National Park
#AltText: Rainbow over a waterfall surrounded by trees at Yosemite National Park.

There are many local hiking trails in SoCal from easy to extremely difficult within a 30-mile radius of Cal Poly. Visit the website alltrails.com for trail suggestions. Remember to be prepared and know your surroundings. #AltText photograph of a hiking trail in California with green hills and yellow flowers

Spring is over but you are still sniffling and sneezing? Summer is allergy season too! Here are some tips to relieve the seasonal allergies: 1. Go shoeless at home: leave your shoes outside and you’ll track less pollen inside your home. 2. Wash your hair before bed to remove any pollen that collected during your fun day outside. 3. Close doors and windows and turn on the AC. 4. Did you know you could check the pollen count for your city? Visit https://www.aaaai.org/ . Still experiencing bad allergies? Check out the Student Health Center pharmacy for OTC allergy medication offered at low cost.
#AltText Image of an animated tree, flowers, and clouds all with angry faces. Allergies. Because nature kinda hates you. Facebook.com/FowelLanguageComics

Happy 4th of July Broncos! Here are some helpful tips to have a happy and safe 4th of July! Remember to also be aware of windy areas and never light fireworks near dry grass and be aware of your loose clothing around fireworks. Lastly, let us not forget to provide a safe environment for our beloved pets! Make sure to update their collars or chips and if they are afraid of loud fireworks, keep them indoors and provide them with soothing music to help them stay calm. #AltText Firework Safety Tips: Never allow children to play with or ignite fireworks, Never try to re-light or pick up fireworks that have not been ignited fully, Keep a bucket of water or a garden hose handy in case of fire or other mishap, make sure fireworks are legal in your area before buying or using them, Light fireworks one at a time, then move back quickly, More firework safety tips at www.cpsc.gov/fireworks
Source: US Consumer Product Safety Commission 2012 Fireworks Annual Report

It is summer and the sun is shining brighter and brighter every day. We all love to take in the warm summer sun but it is important that we remember to protect our eyes and skin from UV rays! Some harmful things unprotected sun exposure can do: cause vision problems and damage to your eyes, premature aging of the skin and skin cancer! Remember to wear sunglasses and choose the correct sunscreen. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1kpAdtv
#AltText Image of a sunny day at the beach with sunscreen and sunglasses under an umbrella planted on the sand. The image contains text that says #UVSafetyMonth.

The Summer is here and it is time for picnics, hikes, swimming and running! Many of us want to bring our fur babies with us on all our adventures! However, the warm weather can be dangerous and cause dehydration, heatstroke, and serious burns. Here are some tips to help keep your best bud stay safe over these next few (and very hot) months.

#AltText A park on a sunny day where two dogs are running around near a tree. Tips: Provide your pet with extra water & maybe add a few ice cubes, NEVER leave your pet inside your car! Even when it’s 70 degrees Fahrenheit, y our car can heat up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit pretty quickly, Take morning or evening walks to avoid heat stroke, Protect their paws from scorching pavement, sand or blacktop. If it’s too hot for you, it’s too hot for your pet!

Free HIV testing today! Come to the wellness center from 11 am-1 pm.

The CDC recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 get tested at least once! We're offering free testing and $5 to In-n-out for National HIV Testing Day on Tuesday, 6/27/17.
#AltText Free HIV testing at the Wellness Center from 11 am-1 pm on June 27, 2017. Free In-n-out gift card after testing

Happy #InternationalYogaDay! Yoga has many benefits including: increased focus, restful sleep, reduced back pain, and increased flexibility. What is your favorite yoga pose? #AltText Examples of a person doing different yoga poses.

Meet with a Calfresh rep today to get signed up! #AltText Calfresh is at Cal Poly Pomona on June 20th from 10 am to 1 pm in building 46

#GetYourPlayOn with your local parks and recreation by camping, hiking, or having a picnic in the _____ park. Find a state park at https://www.parks.ca.gov/ParkIndex

“The purpose of Men’s health week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.” Menshealthweek.org
Remember! Maintain a healthy lifestyle with good nutrition, exercise, and getting yourself checked by your physician regularly.

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