Everest College-Renton holding health fair Saturday
September 18, 2012 · 9:06 AM
Everest College-Renton students enrolled in the school’s allied health programs will perform health screenings Saturday, Sept. 22, at the APARN Health Fair, a one-day event to promote preventive healthcare and raise awareness of healthcare issues in the community
The fair is 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Everest College, 981 Powell Ave. S.W., No. 200, Renton.
In partnership with health fair host APARN, (Asian Pacific American Resource Network), Everest College will work with Washington State Dental Service Foundation and the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services to perform multiple health screenings, as well as provide information about healthcare resources.
Everest students from various programs will perform blood pressure checks, measure blood glucose levels and body mass index, give complimentary chair massages, offer Department of Social and Health Services application assistance and escort participants throughout the fair. Dental services will also be offered.
At the fair, experts will review health insurance plans and answer questions about Medicare, prescription drug plans, social security, Washington State Medicaid programs and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.