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ISU Health Science Experience Night, Pharmacy Open House set for Oct. 23 in Meridian

October 8, 2018

MERIDIAN—Learn about dozens of Idaho State University health professions programs, tour the Meridian campus, and get a flu shot at Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 5-7:30 p.m.

Both events are inside the Sam and Aline Skaggs Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, Meridian.

“Health Science Experience Night is a wonderful opportunity for Treasure Valley students to see the many health professions that ISU has to offer.  They experience firsthand what professionals do in the field each day,” said ISU-Meridian Enrollment Services Director Ali Crane. 

Attendees can visit with ISU faculty and students from Meridian and Pocatello, participate in medical demonstrations, and tour the state-of-the art Skaggs Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories, equipped with 3D and virtual technology.

All students are eligible for door prizes, ISU gear and promotional items. Pre-registration is not required, but students are welcome to sign up ahead of time and print a consent form for anatomy lab activities at www.isu.edu/hsen

At the Pharmacy Open House, the first 10 flu shots are free for participants who have no insurance.  If you have health insurance, bring your card. Without insurance, the shots are between $30 and $35.

Providers will vaccinate patients 6 years and older, but patients under 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, say organizers.

The College of Pharmacy will provide activities and education related to heart health, diabetes, immunizations, medication safety and drug abuse prevention.

For information about Health Science Experience Night, call 208-373-1798.  For information about the Pharmacy Open House, call 208-373-1824. Admission to both events is free.