School of Medicine Student Organization Invites Community to Free Health Fair
The Student National Medical Association chapter at the School of Medicine will host a free health fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13 at the South Plains Mall, 6002 Slide Road.
Screening services will include blood pressure checks, cholesterol screenings, body mass index and blood glucose checks. Participants can get free oral cancer screenings. Informational services will include diabetes education, information about the student-run free clinic, safe sex advice and free skin cancer screenings.
The Texas Medical Association will provide Hard Hats for Little Heads. Hard Hats for Little Heads encourages children and adults to wear properly fitting helmets in all wheeled sports. The first 100 participants will receive a free helmet.
This year’s health fair will incorporate interprofessional teamwork. The School of Pharmacy will provide information on how to properly home medicate and the School of Nursing will provide education on signs and symptoms of a heart attack.
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