Are you trying to put together a list of vendors for your upcoming virtual health fair? Having the right people to present information on the right topics is essential to a successful health fair event.
In this article, we’ll give you 12 ideas of different topics to cover at your next health fair.
11 Virtual Health Fair Vendor Ideas
1. Desk Ergonomic Instruction
Show your virtual health fair attendees simple changes to the arrangement of equipment can increase productivity and decrease the pain caused by poor posture.
Have someone demonstrate proper posture, the right chair and screen height, as well as other factors of desk ergonomics.
Offer a 10 minute guided meditation class.
Guided meditation is when a meditation practitioner talks viewers through every step of the meditation process. Using meditation techniques practitioners guide viewers through the process of slowly clearing their minds, and through a series of steps that bring calm and relaxation.
3. Home Health
Display a variety of home health items reminds fair-goers of things they should have in their home that they may have forgotten about.
The display items can even be used as a giveaway prize at the end of the fair. Items could include band aids, some over the counter medications, a bottle of isopropyl alcohol, pain relief creams and first aid essentials.
4. Mental Health Support
Invite virtual mental health professional or counselors to talk about different ways to cope with stress, anxiety, or depression.
Mental health problems can impact every aspect of total health, especially at such a transitional time, so teaching employees how to handle those negative emotions can make a big difference.
Provide healthy recipes that promote mindfulness.
Everyone loves delicious food. Offer recipes that contain whole grains, whole fruits and vegetables and nuts/seeds. A healthy workplace is a focused and productive workplace!
6. Virtual Physical Fitness (Guided Yoga)
Offer virtual guided yoga classes as part of your virtual health fair. Results of guided yoga are improved posture while sitting at a desk, and alleviating lower back pain by strengthening muscles that support core strength. It’s also wonderful for increased flexibility, which can help open up tight hips and lower back — a common result of desk-work.
7. First Aid
It’s always helpful to have a refresher in CPR, the Heimlich Maneuver and other life-saving techniques.
Invite the American Red Cross to do guided demonstrations. You may also want to consider working with the Red Cross to allow employees to sign up for in-depth certifications or training.
Scientific evidence suggests there are health benefits for those who garden, beyond just eating the healthy food you’ve grown. Gardening has been proven to relieve stress and improve your immune system.
Encourage attendees to begin growing a small garden.
9. Foot Health
Invite a podiatrist to talk about the importance of wearing the right shoes for both working out and everyday use. Comfortable shoes can reduce injury and prevent foot pain.
10. Company Health Initiative
A health fair is a great place to launch a new company health initiative and gather sign-ups for it. Employee wellness programs, that help promote a healthy physical and mental lifestyle among your employees.
11. Virtual Massage
Massage is a great way to make an immediate difference in your employees lives.
Practitioners will demonstrate ways that employees can use massage techniques to relax and rejuventate themselves through guided virtual massage.