HAVERHILL, MA — The effects of screen time on sleep, what happens when you are sleep deprived, and re-thinking what you are drinking, are just a few of the health topics explored during Northern Essex Community College’s health and wellness fair on Mon., March 23, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the first and second floor lobbies of the Spurk Building on the Haverhill Campus, 100 Elliott Street.

This fair, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by NECC’s Center for Health Professions.

Current health students and program faculty and coordinators will be set up at tables with information about specific health issues. They will also be available to provide info about the health programs offered at NECC.

Table topics will include: civic engagement & service-learning; medical billing and coding; the benefits of Self-Care; The Importance of Brushing & Flossing Your Teeth, Re-think Your Drink; Phlebotomy; Nutrition & Health Vitals; Autism; Public Health & Service Learning in the Community; Vaping & Lung Health including Lung Health Screenings; Screen Time & Electronics use and the Effect on Sleep; Consequences of Sleep Deprivation; Sleep Disorder Screening; What is a Sleep Technologist; Overeaters Anonymous; Free Certified Nurses Aide & ESOL Program at NECC; REGIS North; Community Action WIC - Women, Infants & Children; and free massages!

Representatives from NECC’s health programs will be on-site to answer questions and discuss each of NECC’s health care programs in depth.

Raffles will also be available for those in attendance.

For additional information, contact Linda Comeau at lcomeau@necc.mass.edu.

 

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