Healthcare Career Expo Set at JWCC for October 19th

John Wood Community College will sponsor the Healthcare Careers Expo for area high school juniors and seniors on Friday, October 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Paul Heath Community Center on the JWCC Quincy campus, located at 1301 North 48th Street. The event is free of charge. 

JWCC anticipates 200 high school students will attend the event. The expo will feature mannequin demonstrations, suture stations and emergency service simulations, and will provide students an opportunity to learn about medical careers and healthcare programs offered by JWCC. 

Students wishing to attend are advised to contact their guidance counselor or teacher for approval to use an excused visit day, or attend with a group from their high school. For more information, contact Kathleen Rodgers, employment readiness coordinator, at 217-641-4152, email or visit


John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today’s needs and tomorrow’s opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees and certificates and personal enrichment courses.

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