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Saturday, April 21  9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Join us for our Community Wellness Day. 

Visit our Health Booths and learn how Foothill College Allied Health Professionals work together to help YOU thrive!  

Come early for our Oral Cancer Awareness Walk! Let a Personal Trainer do a body scan and calculate your body fat!  Take a guided tour through our healthcare training labs*.  Stay for a walking tour of the flora and fauna on the campus by our Biology faculty  and visit the Horticulture plant sale to get ready for spring gardening**.  

 

Health Booths

All Health Booths will be located in Parking Lot 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Information about our Allied Health Program will be available at each booth.

Ask a Dental Assistant....

to show you how to brush and floss, then get your blood pressure tested

Ask a Dental Hygienist...

about oral cancer and join us for Oral Cancer Awareness Fundraiser 8-12. 

how to receive a dental exam, cleanings & X-rays in our on campus clinic

about our NEW Dental Hygiene Baccalaureate program

 

Ask a Paramedic...

to guide you through our Foothill College ambulance, practice CPR and discover careers in Emergency Medicine. Try your hand at "So you want to be a Medic."


Ask a Pharmacy Technologist...

Am I at risk for Diabetes? Complete a screening form to  learn about your current health status and receive a complimentary Medical Information Magnet.

What can I do with those expired medicines?  Learn where to go for safe disposal.

Learn about the "Better Health Pharmacy," a place to get prescription medications at no cost with a valid prescription.

Ask a Radiologic Technologist...

how imaging is used in medicine??  What's the difference in X-rays, MRI, CT Scans and Mammography? 

Ask a Respiratory Therapist...

how they help you breathe during surgeries and test how your lungs are functioning using a spirometer.

 Ask Veterinary Technologist...

how to groom your dog and cat!  (Thanks for leaving your pets at home!  We will use our own personal pets to show you all the tricks of the trade). You can also Ask our Vet questions about your pets. 

Grooming Demos will be in Room 8507 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Ask a Horticulturist...

what they are doing with fish heads and aspirin..  join us at 2:30 in the permaculture garden to learn how to properly plant a tomato.  It is like nothing you have ever thought of before.  

 

 Ask a Personal Trainer...

           to do your body scan and calculate your % body fat.. 

 

*The guided tour through the healthcare training labs will begin at 11:30 in the Dental Clinic (Maps will be provided).  You will begin in the Dental Clinic where both Dental Hygiene and Dental Assistant students see patients.  Then you will go to our Radiologic Technology lab where you will see how students learn to give X-Rays.  Next, you will visit the Pharmacy Technology lab where students learn all aspects of both clinical and retail pharmacies including sterile compounding.  You will end at the Veterinary Technology labs where students learn to take care of your pets.  There is a surgical suite and the most up to date equipment used in a veterinarian's office.. and then you can then say hi to our funny goats.

 

**Only cash and checks are accepted at the plant sale!

 

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Questions?We're Here to Help!

Biological & Health Sciences Division

650.949.7249

mangiamelichristine@foothill.edu

Building 5200, Room 5211

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