Health and Wellness Initiatives and Events

 

Each semester MEC Office of Health Services addresses a wide variety of health related issues and concerns that affect our students and community.  The Office of Health Services offers college-wide health programs.
The staff is actively involved in health initiatives, health and wellness screening and educational events, mammogram and blood drives, and health insurance advisement referral.
 
Workshop and seminar presentations are held on many timely health issues including Hypertension, Obesity, Smoking Cessation, Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, HIV/AIDS and Risk Reduction, Nutrition, and LGBT Cultural Competency. Performance Art programs are also held in collaboration with Project Change.
 
These are some of the programs offered:
  • Free Weekly HIV Testing in Health Services and the Male Development Center
  • Breast Health Awareness
  • Healthy Heart Information and Blood Pressure Screening
  • The Great American Smoke-out Information Day
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness
  • World AIDS Day
  • Blood Donor Drives by Student Life & Activities
  • Diabetes Awareness and Screening Days
  • Domestic Violence Awareness with Project Change
  • Alcohol and other Drugs Awareness Day
  • Nutrition and Exercise Counseling
  • Annual Spring Health and Wellness Fair