Health services, info available through SCC

Cholesterol, glucose and vision screening, sonography ultrasound demonstrations, body fat checks, flexibility assessments, door prizes and a wide variety of demonstrations and display tables will highlight Southwestern Community College’s Health Fair Wednesday, Nov. 3.

Sponsored by SCC medical assisting and nursing students, the event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Balsam Lobby on the Jackson Campus. It is open to the public.

Organizations providing information and materials include: American Cancer Society, Caplinger Chiropractic, Cardio Pulmonary rehabilitation, Curves, Department on Aging, Dogwood Women’s Health, HIT Club, Jackson County Department of Health, March of Dimes, Medical Assisting Club, Medical Sonography, Medwest/Haywood Regional Health and Fitness, Mountain Sleep and Respiratory Medicine, Mountain Trace Nursing Center, REACH, Smoky Mountain OB/GYN, Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Center, Sylva Chiropractic Center, Sylva Orthopedics, Carolina West Sports Medicine, Tobacco Free Colleges, United Christian Ministries, Wellspring Family Practice, Western Carolina Digestive Consultants, WNC Internal Medicine, Your Herbalist and SCC medical programs.

Drawings for door prizes will be held throughout the event, and include gift certificates to Navitat  Canopy Tours, Wheels Through Time, Rivers Edge Outfitters, Oaks Gallery, Santa’s Land, Smoky Mountain Gem Mining, Jackson County Recreation and Parks Department, Lake Junaluska Golf Course, Asheville Historic Trolley Tours, City Lights Bookstore, Well House, Cullowhee Café, Dillsboro Smokehouse, Nick & Nate’s and the Jarrett House.

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