Free health screenings offered by ETSU medical students

POSTED: 5:48 AM Oct 16 2013   UPDATED: 5:34 PM Oct 16 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

In celebration of primary care week, the American Medical Student Association chapter at ETSU's Quillen College of Medicine will offer free health screenings Wednesday.

Medical students will staff a booth at the Johnson City Farmer's Market. from 10 o'clock Wednesday morning until two o'clock in the afternoon.

Visitors will be offered free testing to determine blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol.

News 5 has learned, it's all part of an initiative to curb public obesity and promote better nutrition.