Health Clinic at Minne Lusa Elementary


WANT TO KNOW ABOUT. TOO OFTEN, QUALITY HEALTH CARE IS HURTING WHERE POVERTY STRIKES HOME. THAT CAN CHANGE TONIGHT… OUR LENA TILLETT EXPLAINS JOHN AND MALORIE — WE’RE LIVE AT A HEALTH FAIR AT MINNE LUSA ELEMENTARY IT’S THE SECOND YEAR OF THE EVENT PUT ON BY NEBRASKA METHODIST COLLEGE HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES ARE HERE GETTING ALL KINDS OF SCREENINGS — BLOOD PRESSURE, BMI TESTS, FOR CHOLESTEROL AND ALSO DOING THIS — A FUN HEALTHY ACTIVITY — ZUMBA BEFORE I HAVE TOO MUCH FUN DOING ZUMBA LET’S MOVE ON THERE ARE 49 NURSING STUDENTS SET UP ALL AROUND THIS GYM — WITH THEIR POSTERS WITH CRITICAL INFORMATION ON HEALTH AND THEN HEALTH AND THEN I TALKED TO A NEBRASKA METHODIST COLLEGE PROFESSOR AND SHE SAYS THEY HOPE TO EXPAND TO OTHER SCHOOLS ECHO PERLMAN, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF NURSING NEBRASKA METHODIST COLLEGE: “THROUGH DOING THIS WE HOPE TO EXPAND TO OTHER SCHOOLS WE FEEL LIKE IT’S REALLY IMPORTANT FOR MINNE LUSA BUT IT’S IMPORTANT EVERYWHERE. OUR SCHOOLS ARE THE HEART OF OUR COMMUNITY SO IF WE CAN ENGAGE THE SCHOOLS AND THE COMMUNITY FROM THEIR THEN WE’LL HAVE A HEALTHY COMMUNITY IN GENERAL.” THERE IS ALSO LOTS OF FREE FOOD, RAFFLES AND GIVEAWAYS IT ENDS AT 7 SO YOU STILL HAVE ABOUT AN HOUR TO BRING YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO THIS EVENT . MINNE LUSA IS LOCATED AT 27TH AND IDA. REPORTING LIVE WITH PHOTOGRAPHER WAYNE MARTINO, LENA TILLETT, WOWT 6 NEWS THE HIGH COST

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