IBMC College medical assistant students prepare use their hands-on training to perform health and wellness screenings at the 9Health Fair.
The general public is invited to the 9Health Fair, which will be hosted on April 25th-26th at the Christ Center Community Church, 2700 South Lemay Avenue, from 7am-12pm. This year, IBMC College Fort Collins will have approximately 40 medical assisting students perform blood draws and wellness checks.
Now celebrating 35 years of wellness, the 9Health Fair offers more than 25 free and seven low-cost health screenings. Anyone 18 years and older is encouraged to attend and take advantage of the tools offered at the fair.
Basic screenings include the following: Blood Chemistry Screening (Blood Draw; Cost: $30.00), Prostate Specific Antigen Screening (Men Only Blood Draw; Cost: $25.00), Blood Count Screening (Blood Draw; Cost: $15.00), Vitamin D Screening (Blood Draw; Cost: $40.00), Hemoglobin A1c (Blood Draw; $25), Colon Cancer Screening Kit (Cost: $20.00), Blood Pressure Screening, Vision Screening, Ask a Medical Question and Get a Referral, Height/Weight/Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening.
With the sole mission of promoting health awareness, encouraging individuals to assume responsibility for their own health and with the support of 19,000 statewide volunteers, 9Health Fair has helped save thousands of lives by providing free and low-cost health awareness and educational screenings. To date, 9Health Fair is the only program of its magnitude and that has become a community institution as a result of the NHSCVO initiative. Since inception, 9Health Fair has impacted over 1.7 million individuals.
For more information on additional screenings and costs, please visit 9healthfair.org.
To learn about medical assisting career training programs at IBMC College Fort Collins, call (970) 223-2669 or go to ibmc.edu.