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Free flu vaccines and health screenings offered at annual Mt. Diablo Adult Education Health Fair






Contact:  Ursula Kroemer Leimbach / communications@mdusd.org / mobile: (760) 705-6919


Free flu vaccines and health screenings offered at annual Mt. Diablo Adult Education Health Fair

Event to include presentations on healthcare career program offerings, and screenings by Medical and Dental Assistant students


WHAT:  Mt. Diablo Adult Education is holding its annual Health Fair, designed to provide attendees information about five in-demand healthcare career certificate programs - Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Surgical Technologist, Dental Assistant, and Emergency Medical Technical Technician.  Free flu vaccines will be available, along with free dental screenings, and blood pressure and other heart-health readings.


WHERE:  Mt. Diablo Adult Education Loma Vista Campus, 1266 San Carlos Ave., Concord, 94518 (Get directions!)


WHEN:  Thursday, January 25, 2018, 3 - 6 p.m. The on-site contacts are Vittoria Abbate, Director, College & Career and Adult Education, at 925-685-7340, ext. 6710 or abbategv@mdusd.org; and Jonathan Roselin, Assistant Director, College & Career and Adult Education, at 925-685-7340 ext. 6705, or roselinj@mdusd.org.


OVERVIEW:  The annual Health Fair, sponsored by Mt. Diablo Adult Education, is open to all staff, students, and families of Mt. Diablo Unified, as well as the greater district community.  It provides an opportunity for students in the Adult Education career and technical education program to perform job-related skills connected with their training for all visitors to the health fair.


Classrooms that will be open for screenings and information include:


Administrative Assistant


Room B10

  • Accessing Your Medical Records
  • Free Flu Vaccines (Provided by Contra Costa County Health Department and administered by Medical Reserves Corp.)


Dental Assistant


Room A5

  • Plaque Screening
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Periodontal Disease Prevention
  • Tooth Brushing and Flossing Essentials


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)


Room C17

  • Hands-on CPR Information
  • Controlling Bleeding
  • Choking Awareness
  • A demo


Medical Assistant


Room A3

  • Non-Fasting Blood Glucose
  • Blood Pressure
  • Heart Rate
  • Heart Health
  • Height & Weight


Surgical Technologist


Room A2

  • Basic Hand Washing
  • Pre-Surgery Checklist




About Mt. Diablo Unified

Mt. Diablo Unified, located in Contra Costa County, is honored to serve approximately 32,000 students at one of more than 50 school sites in the cities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill; portions of Martinez, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek; and the unincorporated communities of Bay Point, Lafayette, and Pacheco. As part of a richly diverse community, MDUSD families represent numerous ethnic communities, speaking nearly 50 different languages and dialects. We offer award-winning innovative programs in Career Technical Education (CTE); Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); extensive visual and performing arts programs; and rich foreign language and dual immersion offerings. MDUSD is pleased to have opened its first International Baccalaureate (IB) program and three new regional magnet programs for the 2017-2018 school year. Efforts are underway to establish the IB program at the middle and elementary school level. MDUSD also expanded its middle college program, College Now, now serving an additional 35 students.  Learn more at http://www.mdusd.org/.


Posted by: Debbie Maher, District Admin, Mt. Diablo Unified School District Published:1/25/18
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