MOHAVE COUNTY – The Mohave Health Coalition and Mohave Community College are teaming up to host a family health fair.
The fair takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 23 at MCC’s Bullhead City campus, 3400 AZ-95, bldg. 600. Many presentations will take place in other campus buildings. Building 400 will house MCC’s nursing program where students will perform blood pressure monitoring and blood sugar checks, alongside members of the Mohave County Public Health Department.
Free classes for children and adults on healthy living and meal preparation classes will be offered in the classrooms of building 500.
MCC’s Dean of Health, Public Safety and Human Services Professions Dr. Liliya Tishchenko said it was important to support the local community and for the community to learn more about what the college has to offer. to offer.
“The health fair reflects the areas of our health professions programs, so our health division has stepped in to provide free health screenings to the community and health and wellness education,” said said Tishchenko. “It’s a chance to help the community and give back, as future Designated Professionals.
She added that we would like members of the community to know about us and learn more about us and have the opportunity to raise awareness of MCC, its health professions programs and the available health programs that are offered at the college.
In the fitness center, building 700, will be open for exercise demonstrations and tutorials. Families can learn how to cook a healthy meal from Eric Fox, owner of Pro Fit Kitchin, and Alana Johnson, MCC Culinary Arts Instructor in Building 200.
The salon will offer free blood pressure checks, scoliosis screenings, blood sugar checks, and flu and COVID vaccines, as well as Gardasil HPV vaccines for children. Attendees can receive free body alignment and massages. Participants will also learn about the prevention of medical conditions and awareness of health emergencies.
The health fair is aligned with healthy lifestyles, nutritious meal tutorials, combined with adult and child education, medical condition prevention, health emergency awareness, adult education and children, free blood pressure checks and blood sugar monitoring.
The local fire department will have a fire truck at the event for more learning opportunities, as well as the Bullhead City Police Department will have a unit, and a helicopter will be at the event for participants learn more about these services in their local community.
For more information, contact Dr. Liliya Tishchenko at [email protected]Eric Fox, President of the Events Committee [email protected]or Dr. Waheed Zehri, president of the Mohave Health Coalition at [email protected].