MSU Texas’ Gunn College to host Community Health Fair

Free health screenings available at Fair

MSU Texas’ Gunn College to host Community Health Fair

Midwestern State University’s Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services will host the 22nd Annual Community Health Fair from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, March 3, in Centennial Hall on the MSU Texas campus.

The event is open to the public and features free health screenings and educational demonstrations in health practices such as CPR. Students from nursing, respiratory therapy, radiology, athletic training, exercise physiology, and dental hygiene students will participate.

Many other screenings are available: blood pressure readings; blood glucose; lung function; height, weight, and body mass index; and HIV and STD tests. Educational activities related to nutrition, exercise, smoking cessation, violence/abuse prevention, drug/alcohol abuse prevention, drunk driving, stress reduction, dental health, breast self-exams, emergency preparation, and more will be available.

Attendees may bring toiletries and non-perishable food for the Mustangs pantry and outdated eyeglasses for the Lion’s Club. They may also donate blood and register as organ donors. For more information, call 940-397-4584.