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NOVA-MEC to host Walk-4-Life Community Health Fair

The Medical Education Campus (MEC) of Northern Virginia Community College will host the sixth annual Walk-4-Life Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The family-friendly event will include free activities such as face painting, games, food and live music for all to enjoy.

Vision and health screenings for blood sugar, along with free confidential HIV and hepatitis C testing, will be offered throughout the event by MEC students and healthcare professionals on-site. Service tables from campus and local community health organizations will also be provided. All proceeds from the Walk portion of the event will go toward supporting the American Cancer Society. The event is sponsored by NOVA-MEC Office of Student Life and student clubs. Food will be available for sale by various organizations.

The Medical Education Campus is located at 6699 Springfield Center Drive, Springfield VA 22150. For additional information or to volunteer, contact Patricia Martin-Mattocks at 703-822-6598 or pmartinmattocks@nvcc.edu.

Media Contact: Kristina Ogburn | 703.503.6338 | kogburn@nvcc.edu


Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.