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Hinds CC students, faculty participate in health assessment fair

Ebony Fisher of Vicksburg, a student in the Surgical Technology program, and instructor Donna Sanders test the ability of Dr. Libby Mahaffey, dean, nursing and allied health programs for Hinds Community College, to wash her hands correctly. A powder was sprinkled on Mahaffey’s hands that shows up under a black light. Mahaffey washed her hands to see how much of the powder she was able to wash off.

Ebony Fisher of Vicksburg, a student in the Surgical Technology program, and instructor Donna Sanders test the ability of Dr. Libby Mahaffey, dean, nursing and allied health programs for Hinds Community College, to wash her hands correctly. A powder was sprinkled on Mahaffey’s hands that shows up under a black light. Mahaffey washed her hands to see how much of the powder she was able to wash off.

Hinds student Adesola Adefusia of Jackson watches as Elinda Hagan, Health Care Assistant Program instructor, checks the blood pressure of Joyce Adams, life skills instructor at Jackson Campus-Nursing Allied Health Center.

Hinds student Adesola Adefusia of Jackson watches as Elinda Hagan, Health Care Assistant Program instructor, checks the blood pressure of Joyce Adams, life skills instructor at Jackson Campus-Nursing Allied Health Center.

Janice Muse, left, Admissions clerk at Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, has her cholesterol checked by student Alyce Jefferson of Byram, who is a student in the Hinds Medical Lab Technology program.

Janice Muse, left, Admissions clerk at Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, has her cholesterol checked by student Alyce Jefferson of Byram, who is a student in the Hinds Medical Lab Technology program.

Hinds Community College faculty and staff and students in nursing and allied health program at Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center participated in a recent health fair.

Students were able to practice their skills while Hinds employees were screened for blood pressure, cholesterol, weight and other health concerns.

 

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    Cathy Hayden is a 30-year career journalist with a bachelor's degree in journalism and English from the University of Mississippi and a master of theological studies from Spring Hill College in Mobile. Hayden, who covered education at The Clarion-Ledger for 17 years, came to Hinds Community College in January 2007.

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