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COVID-19 Information

Events & Programs

Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram for last minute cancellations, room changes or updates. Please note that due to the daily changes during the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person workshop/programs risk the possibility of being canceled or moved to an online platform if necessary. 


Mon @ 12pm w/ Instructor Lorena Mathien  *Starting the week of 9/20 
Wed @ 11am w/ Instructor Lorena Mathien *Starting the week of 9/20 
Tues/Th @ 6pm w/ HEALBFLO *Starting the week of 9/13
Sat @ 12pm w/ HEALBFLO *Starting the week of 9/13
Houston Gym Room 125
Questions: Contact Thomas Trzepkowski

The term "yoga" comes from a Sanskrit word meaning "union." Yoga combines physical exercises, mental meditation, and breathing techniques to strengthen the muscles and relieve stress.

Please join the Weigel Wellness Center, HEALBFLO and Instructor Lorena Mathien for in person yoga classes. This event is free for all students. Before participating in any exercise program, please consult with your primary care physician, and do not attempt any exercises that you are not comfortable doing. Please bring your own mat, mask and socially distance during the classes. Mats provided. Bring a water bottle. 


Vaping, Marijuana & Tobacco Free Workshops


LGBTQ Targeting by the Tobacco Industry: Presented by Roswell

Wed Oct 13th, 2021 at 11am
Online (Zoom:


It’s common for LGBTQ individuals to experience disparities that stem from social stigma and

discriminatory treatment. On top of that there is a different kind of disparity in the LGBTQ

community that is often overlooked: disproportionally high smoking rates.  


Vaping: Behind the Scenes w/ Roswell

Wed 9/15 at 10am in Weigel 203 and Thursday 11/18 at 12:15pm in Weigel 203


Stress, Mindfullness & Relaxation Events


'Meditation and Massage Therapy' with Pure Life Therapy
Sept 17th, 2021 at 11am
Are you feeling tense and stressed out? Join us for an exploration into the cornerstone of mindfulness, the body scan meditation. This centering meditation brings a new awareness into the sensations of the body, followed by guided massage techniques you can safely do on your face, scalp, neck, and shoulders. This online class is fantastic to rejuvenate and relax with your employees, family, or friends.



'Mindfully Preventing Screen-Time Burnout' with Pure Life Therapy

Please join Weigel Health Promotions and Pure Life Therapy for a discussion of tips and techniques to prevent screen-time burnout Zoom videoconference. We will cover how to recognize burnout and learn mindfulness techniques such as meditation and mindful movement. The movement will be demonstrated standing up, so please wear clothing that is easy to move around in, as you will be encouraged to participate (camera can be turned off for the movement).

Tues Nov 9th, 2021 at 7pm


COVID - 19 

​What we know & How to Respond via Zoom:  
Learn about the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, best practices as well as local and national resources and information.
Also available upon request.

Fri 10/8 & Fri 10/22 @ 9:30am
Fri 11/12 @ 9:30am
Fri 12/10 @ 9:30am


Stop the Bleed with ECMC (RSVP Online Here)

Sept 14th – Stop the Bleed @ 10am in Weigel 203

Nov 30th – Stop the Bleed @ 12:15pm in Weigel 203


Table during Bengal Pause

Tues & Thursday 11am-1:30pm in the Student Union
Cancelled Until Further Notice


Narcan Training

Weigel Health Promotions will host an opioid overdose workshop through Horizon Health Services online.

Naloxone (Narcan) is a drug used to reverse the effects of opioid overdose. Participants will learn how to identify if a person has overdosed, how to administer Narcan, and how to get help.

Please contact Paula Madrigal with questions. Follow us on social media for updates or cancellations. 

Narcan with Horizons: Available FREE Online

Live workshops online available upon request.


Coming Out & Pride Activities


CPR Open Classes (Reqistration & Payment Required Prior to Class)

Cancelled Until Further Notice


Drum Circle

Cancelled until further notice

B.A.D.D. Week 

Bengals Against Drunk Driving: Alcohol Awareness Week


Week of October 17th-23rd 2021

Oct 21st – Lets not meet by accident @ 12:15pm in Weigel 203 (RSVP via e-mail to
A workshop presented by ECMC about motor vehicle crashes (distractions, impairment, safety)



Great American Smokeout (GASO) & Campus Clean Sweeps

2020 clean sweep and event date: TBA
Official GASO date: Nov. 18th, 2021

Weigel Health Promotions is hosting Clean Sweeps across campus. The goal for these programs is to collect and dispose of as much trash on campus as possible, specifically tobacco- cigarette and other substance paraphernalia related litter. We hope to use this opportunity to not only clean up our campus, but to also raise awareness about Buffalo State’s Tobacco Free Policy and related issues. Clean sweeps are always open to anyone who would like to help us keep our Buffalo State campus clean.

Those who wish to participate (Date TBA): We will meet outside of the Weigel Wellness Center to distribute supplies, review the program, give quick tips to educate others on the purpose and history of the clean sweep and set up teams for multiple locations. RSVP is appreciated but not required. email: Paula Madrigal
This program is weather permitting. Should it be cancelled it will be posted on social media (IG and/or Facebook) and will not be rescheduled. 

Judicial Workshop Requirements

Not all workshops and programs facilitated by Weigel Health Promotions automatically fulfils judicial workshop attendance requirements. Please refer to your letter for qualified programing regarding your sanctions.

Upcoming Programs and Scheduled Events

Stay tuned for additional events and programs. For questions, ideas or suggestions contact Paula Madrigal 878-4719 Follow us on social media for last minute additions, changes or information.



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