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Health Education

UNH Employee Fitness Program

The Employee Fitness Program (EFP) provides two opportunities to employees to improve their fitness: an individualized, one-year program, and an exercise facility for individual use on a come and go bases. 

The EFP is housed in the Field House overlooking the main gym floor on the UNH-Durham campus and is approximately 3,600 square feet in size.  The EFP offers fitness development and programming opportunities for employees at no cost. A wide variety of state-of-the-art aerobic, strength, balance exercise training equipment is available. 

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Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention Program

The Cardiac Rehabilitation and  Prevention Program is an exercise program for cardiac patients. It is for anyone with coronary artery disease (CAD) or CAD risk factors who wish to improve overall health and well-being. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to an individual's needs and goals. Each session costs $5.

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Camp Wildcat

Camp Wildcat is a summer day camp for children entering first grade through seventh grade. Campers have a chance to explore nature and the environment, participate in sports, learn new skills and crafts, make friends, and have fun while being active in the summer.

How To Access:

To register your child for Camp Wildcat, please contact Erika Cooper at erika.cooper@unh.edu or (603) 862-0845.

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American Red Cross Swim Classes

Swimming lessons are available throughout the year for a fee, for both children and adults.

How To Access:

Registration is online for group and private swim lessons. For additional questions please contact Erika Cooper at (603) 862-0845 or erika.cooper@unh.edu.

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American Red Cross Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Courses

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. This course includes First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer-Lifeguard, and AED.

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American Red Cross CPR / First Aid Classes

American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Classes are open to the public and fee based. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care subscribers can use their health education reimbursement benefit to pay for the classes.

How To Access:

To register for a specific class, visit the Campus Recreation website, click on which specific class you would like to take, and then register online.

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Insect Repellents

Insect Repellents is a resource that describes all the different repellents such as, DEET, Picaridin, Oil of lemon Eucalyptus, Citionella, 2-Undecanone, IR3535, and other repellents that help protect you from mosquitoes, gnats, punkies, no-see-ums, ticks, and other insects.

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Download the brochure, or contact your local Cooperative Extention

Sexually Transmitted Infections Counseling and Education

Counseling, testing, and treatment, as well as free condoms (latex, polyurethane, incentive), dental dams, and lubricant are available for students.  Education, a resource library, and online resources are also available. Education/information are free to the UNH Community. Counseling is available to students who have paid the health fee, at no additional cost. There is a fee for students who have not paid the health fee.

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Sexual Orientation and Education Counseling

Students and employees who are GLBTQQIA (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, or Allies), will find a safe haven within Health Services. Health Services has gay and gay-friendly staff who are supportive and affirming to all GLBTQQIA students.  Education, a resource library, and online resources are available. Education/information is free to the UNH Community. Counseling available to students who have paid the health fee, at no additional cost.

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HIV Testing and Counseling

Clinical appointments are available to students. For students who have paid the health fee, there is no cost in addition to the $25 test fee.

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