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NMC Health Fair participants can receive free blood pressure and sugar assessments

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College’s Nursing Club recently announced that those who attend the NMC Nursing Club Health Fair can receive free blood-pressure and blood-sugar assessments.

The Health Fair will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the multi-purpose center in Susupe.

The Health Fair activities will also feature a 5k Walk from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. Registration for the 5K Walk starts at 5:30 a.m. Entry to the Health Fair and the 5k Walk are free.

Those attending the Health Fair can also take advantage of other free health services including flu immunization and health counseling.

The NMC Nursing Club and faculty administrators engage with members of the community at last year’s health fair. This year’s 9th annual Health Fair will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at the multi-purpose center from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will feature a 5k walk at 6 a.m.  NMC photoThe NMC Nursing Club and faculty administrators engage with members of the community at last year’s health fair. This year’s 9th annual Health Fair will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at the multi-purpose center from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will feature a 5k walk at 6 a.m. NMC photo

The CHCC Immunization Program, the Division of Youth Services, Joeten-Kiyu Public Library, the Commonwealth Cancer Association, and Hardt Eye Clinic will be among the organizations that will be hosting information and demonstration booths.

“It is important to those in our club to promote healthy living in the community,” said NMC Nursing Club president Kaiza Lucido. “We hope that as many individuals as possible take this opportunity to get health check-ups and use the health resources we have gathered for this event.”

The Health Fair is undertaken with assistance from the CNMI Area Health Education Center, and other NMC and community volunteers.

For additional information about the NMC Health Fair, contact the NMC Nursing Club at 237-6741/6743.