MCCC Pottstown Wellness Fair Holds Blood Drive

POTTSTOWN PA – A community blood drive and wellness fair scheduled for Feb. 27 (2019; Wednesday) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the South Hall Community Room on Montgomery County Community College’s West Campus, 101 College Dr., will collect blood from qualified donors in recognizing February as American Heart Month. The event is free and open to the public.

The American Red Cross is experiencing an emergency blood shortage, and all blood types are currently needed to help patients recover from traumas, cancers and chronic health conditions. Register for the blood drive online and in advance, here, using the sponsor code “MCCC West.”

Also during the day, the college will host several wellness information tables and activities in collaboration with community partners:

  • MCCC’s Culinary Arts Institute will provide information about the College’s culinary arts program in Lansdale, as well as free cookies to sample. A graduate of the program will be available to answer any questions.
  • Medical Assisting students will be providing vision screening from 10 a.m. to noon.
  • MCCC will have an information table about its Health Science (non-nursing) programs.
  • Its Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division will have informational tables for its Certified Nursing Assistant, Pharmacy Technician and Medical Coding Programs
  • Tower Health will provide information about healthy living and job information about non-clinical positions within the company.
    The Pottstown YMCA will have an information table for its Child Watch Program.
  • The Center for Allied Psychiatry & Psychology Services will have a Drug & Alcohol Awareness information table
  • The Veterans Administration of Coatesville and MCCC’s veterans resource specialist will be providing information about Telehealth, which is now available to people in the Pottstown area who are receiving veterans benefits.
  • Montgomery County Victim Services will have an information table.
  • Therapy dogs will be available from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

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