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NECC Hosts Health and Wellness Fair

Submitted by on March 6, 2020 – 4:30 pm

Out of an abundance of caution, this event has been cancelled.

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 Monday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to noon in the first and second floor lobbies of the Spurk Building on the Haverhill Campus, 100 Elliott St.

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.

Northern Essex offers associate degrees in General Studies: Health Specialization, Exercise Science, and Public Health, and certificates in Community Health Worker, Healthcare Tech (Phlebotomy & EKG), Medical Billing, Medical Coding, Medical Office Assistant, Nursing (ADN), Nursing Advanced Placement: LPN to RN, Paramedic Technology, Radiologic Technology, Business Management: Healthcare Practice and Respiratory Care; Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant Day Program, Paramedic Technology, Practical Nursing (PN), and Sleep Technologist; and a course in EMT-Basic. Here is a complete list of all NECC health care options.

Raffles will also be available for those in attendance.

For additional information, contact Linda Comeau at