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Students, Faculty Participate in Community Health Fair

_JMK9893.jpgBelmont nursing students and faculty participated this week in the “Maggie McGlother Memorial Community Health Fair & Bingo Game.” Sponsored by Nurse Educators Partnering for Community Health Improvement (NEPCHI), which includes Organized Neighbors of Edgehill, Belmont, Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, Metro Health Department and TSU, the event included blood pressure checks, blood glucose screenings and STD tests in addition to lunch and bingo for the residents of I.W.Gernert Homes in Edgehill. Healthspring and Enhancecare Inc. were also represented as Medicare HMO and health management agencies at the health fair, which the organizing parties hope will be a monthly event.