College to Provide Free Dental, Health Services to Active, Reserve, Retired Military

November 01, 2023 |

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s College of Allied Health and Nursing is honoring active, reserve and retired military members by offering a variety of dental, hearing and health services for free on Thursday, Nov. 9 in the University’s Clinical Sciences Building (150 South Road; building is located north of the Taylor Center and east of Ford Hall).

During the “Health for Heroes” event, the public dental clinic (Clinical Sciences Building, Room 128) is offering free dental cleanings, exams, x-rays and fluoride treatments. Cleanings will be at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. – appointments are required by calling 507-389-2147.

The Center for Communication Sciences and Disorders (Clinical Sciences Building, Room 115) will be offering free hearing screenings from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and from 1-5 p.m. on Nov. 9. Appointments are not necessary, but individuals requesting hearing screenings are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling 507-389-1542.

In addition to the free services, a variety of programs ranging from dietetics to recreation will be offering health and wellness resources on a drop-in basis from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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For more information, contact Alyssa Olson by email at or by phone at 507-389-1313.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,635 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 26 colleges and seven universities.