Wellness day aims at disease prevention
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.
(Feb. 26, 2014)
— At last week's "wellness day" in Rocky Mount, Willie Green compared preventive health care to looking after his car.
"You got to keep everything checked up," he said. "It's like checking the air in your tires."
Green was one of more than 20 men and women from Rocky Mount and surrounding towns that attended a health assessment Friday at the Edgecombe County Health Department building. The third-annual event was led by students from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, specifically the school's Brody Scholars.
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