Jackson College will present the Health Wise Screening Event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 3 in the Health Laboratory Center on the Jackson Central Campus.
Health Wise provides an opportunity for community members to choose from a variety of health screening services available free of charge. Services to be offered include:
· Vascular Screenings (by appointment only, call 517.990.1374, Monday–Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
· Blood Pressure Screening
· Hearing Clinic with Beltone
· Cholesterol Testing
· EKG Screening
· Pulmonary Function
· Diabetic Screenings
· Free Chair Massages
After the free screenings, visitors can meet with nurse practitioner Rachel Nichols, who works in the JC Health Clinic and is nationally certified in family practice, to review results and ask any questions. All screenings are performed by trained professionals with assistance from JC students, who are supervised.
Services will be performed by allied health and nursing students, supervised by registered technologists and JC faculty. Community partners include Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Jackson Community Ambulance, Beltone Hearing and Sacred Touch Massage. In addition, there will be healthy snacks and beverages, and a walk for your health route with chance for a free T-shirt!
For more information, contact Heather Ruttkofsky, program director for vascular sonography, at 517.796.8531.