Health on Wheels makes a stop at Madera Fairgrounds Feb. 19

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Health on Wheels makes a stop at Madera Fairgrounds Feb. 19

Nursing students from Fresno State’s California Nursing Students’ Association will be joined by the Fresno State Diabetes Coalition and athletic training students to provide “Health on Wheels” at the Madera Fairgrounds (1850 W. Cleveland Ave.) from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19. The event is in partnership with the Fresno State School of Nursing’s Community Health Mobile Unit, which provides access to affordable health care for Central Valley communities, while also providing hands-on training for students in the allied health fields. Residents can receive free immunizations, diabetes and blood pressure screenings and health assessments, as well as gain information on mental health and lifestyle education.

INFO: School of Nursing at 559.278.2041 or Dr. Kathleen Rindahl at krindahl@csufresno.edu.

(University Communications news assistant Ron Camacho contributed to this report.)