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Miles College Announces Grand Opening for its Student Health and Wellness Center

Article Date:
10/15/20
Category:
Adminstration, Latest News, News and Media

Miles College Announces Grand Opening for its Student Health and Wellness Center


For Immediate Release: 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
 

MEDIA ADVISORY
 
Miles College Announces Grand Opening for its
Student Health and Wellness Center
 
FAIRFIELD, ALABAMA – Miles College announces a grand opening for its Student Health and Wellness Center on Friday, October 16, 2020, at 12:00 PM/CST. 
 
The impact of COVID-19 has brought about an increase in the demand for testing and preventative medicine as well as wellness and mental health needs among college students. Miles College President Bobbie Knight and her administrative leadership team plan to expand access to health and wellness services to every student on the campus of Miles College.
 
“The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the way we assess and address the wellness needs of our students,” said Bobbie Knight, Miles College President. “Our goal is to provide our students with resources and connect them early to licensed health service providers with hopes to shatter any stigma that may come with seeking them out.”
 
Miles College’s health and wellness center will be staffed with a doctor and nurse practitioner, and one mental health counselor. The center will also be a COVID-19 testing site for faculty, students, and staff.
 
When: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2020
Where: CAMPUS OF MILES COLLEGE – BELL HALL
Event Time: 12:00 PM/CST
Press Tour: 11:30 AM/CST
NOTE: MEDIA RSVP to asutton@miles.edu 
 
 For more information on Miles College, please visit www.miles.edu
 
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CONTACT INFORMATION FOR MEDIA INQUIRES AND INTERVIEWS:

Ashley J. Sutton, Director of Public Relations (504) 206-1152and/or asutton@miles.edu

 

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