FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unitek College today announced their second community health fair in partnership with the Fremont Chamber of Commerce. The Annual Health Fair will be held Wednesday, February 18th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and is free and open to the public.
Fremont Mayor Bill Harrison will initiate the event at 10:30 a.m. with a ground-breaking and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Unitek College's new campus expansion.
"We are honored to organize and host the Fremont Health and Wellness Resource Fair again in February and welcome all Tri-City residents to attend and educate themselves on health, fitness, and wellness," said Janis Paulson, chief executive officer of Unitek College and parent company Health Ed, Inc. "This year we have the chance to expand our reach, connecting the community with even more of our local hospitals, healthcare professionals, government agencies, and resources to provide preventive health screenings and assistance referrals."
In honor of February's American Heart Month, exhibitors will provide giveaways and material promoting wellness and awareness. Attendees will get an opportunity to engage with several vendors and agencies for diet & exercise information, blood pressure & fitness testing, oral cancer and vision screening, glucose testing and free massages. Special resources will also be available for veterans and seniors.
"Unitek College is an important asset in the Fremont community," says Fremont Mayor Bill Harrison. "Events such as this health fair allow members of the community to receive preventive health screenings as well as access to fitness and wellness resources, all under one roof. The ground-breaking for Unitek's campus expansion demonstrates their commitment to provide quality nursing education in the Tri-City area."
The health fair will take place at Unitek College's Fremont Main Campus located at 4580 Auto Mall Parkway, Fremont, Calif. For more information on the event, call 888-775-1514 or visit Fremont Community Health and Wellness Fair.
About Unitek College
Unitek College serves its local Northern California communities with a Main Campus in Fremont, a Branch Campus in Sacramento, and a Satellite Campus in San Jose. Unitek College offers programs in Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Vocational Nursing, Registered Nurse Bridge – LVN to RN, and a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing – RN to BSN program. The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing program at Unitek College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation). Unitek College is also accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). The Vocational Nursing program is approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). Unitek College's LVN to RN Transition ADN program is approved by the Board of Registered Nursing. To learn more about Unitek College, and the programs offered at each of its campuses, visit www.unitekcollege.edu or call 888-775-1514.