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PCC hosting free community health fair
Photos and Story by James Hill
The Portland Community College Medical Assisting Program is hosting a free community health fair from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Willow Creek Center. There will be raffle prizes, Medical Assisting students will perform vision, hearing and blood pressure screenings. In addition, community organizations will offer blood sugar and cholesterol screenings, a one-hour diabetes education session and info on nutrition.
Organizations on hand include Tuality Healthcare, Think First Program, Kaiser Permanente, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, Oregon Health & Science University, HomePlate Youth Services, Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization, PCC’s Lactation Education Consultant Program and New Seasons Grocery Store.
For more information, call (971) 722-5667.