9Health Fair Fort Collins Event Welcomes IBMC College Volunteers

9Health Fair Comes to Fort Collins and Receives 50 IBMC College Student Volunteers

IBMC College is spreading wellness to Northern Colorado at this year’s 9Health Fair. Hosted at the Christ Center Community Church, 2700 South Lemay Avenue in Fort Collins on April 26-27 from 7:00am to Noon, the 9Health Fair allows the public to receive low cost health screenings.

Over 50 medical assisting, massage, business and paralegal students from the Greeley and Fort Collins campuses will volunteer at this year’s community event.

IBMC College students volunteer at 9HealthFair 2013.
IBMC College students will volunteer at the 9Health Fair in Fort Collins on April 26 and 27.

The college will provide the 9Health Fair with the equipment and supplies needed for a variety of health screenings, in addition to Medical Assisting Degree and Diploma student volunteers to perform blood draws and blood pressure checks.

The college’s Therapeutic Massage Degree and Diploma students will give back to the community by providing complimentary chair massages and offering demonstrations in the healing arts, while non-medical Business Administration Degree and Paralegal Degree students will assist patients that might need extra attention navigating through the 9Health Fair.

Basic screenings include: 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. Additional health screenings are available.

For more information and a detailed list of screenings, please visit: www.9healthfair.org. To learn about IBMC’s educational programs at the Fort Collins, Greeley, Longmont, and Cheyenne campuses, call IBMC at (970) 223-2669.