Nursing mobile health services: San Joaquin Feb. 21, Reedley Feb. 23

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Nursing mobile health services: San Joaquin Feb. 21, Reedley Feb. 23

The Fresno State School of Nursing Community Health Mobile Unit will make two stops next week to provide free health services to the community. The unit will visit San Joaquin Elementary in San Joaquin (8535 S. 9th St.) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, and Grant Middle School in Reedley (360 N. East Ave.) from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. Residents can receive diabetes and blood pressure screenings as well as health assessments, education and referrals. Free flu shots, for ages 4 and up, are available and limited to the first 50 individuals. The unit, coordinated by Fresno State nursing faculty and students, travels to various rural communities in Fresno County, offering free health services to those who do not have readily available access to health care.

INFO: School of Nursing, 559.278.2041 (for San Joaquin,  Dr. Cyndi Guerra at cyguerra@csufresno.edu; for Reedley, Dr. Kathleen Rindahl at krindahl@csufresno.edu). View Fresno State Magazine story: fresnostate.edu/magazine/the-road-to-valley-health.