Mountwest students offer free massage clinic


Huntington, W.Va. - Students at Mountwest Community & Technical College are offering a free massage clinic as part of a requirement for graduation and sitting for their state licensure board. Students must complete 80 hours of professional therapeutic work.

The summer massage clinic will begin on May 20 and run each Monday and Tuesday through July 23 with the exception of Memorial Day. Community members are invited to make a free appointment by calling Mountwest’s Allied Health Office at 304.710.3511. Students will be able to accommodate 18 people for a 50-minute session with appointment times of 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Minors can only be seen with parental or guardian approval.

Appointments will fill quickly and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. As a courtesy, cancellations should be made by 10 a.m. the day of the appointment in order to fill any vacancies for the evening from a waiting list.

The massages will be in Room 406 of the main building on Mountwest's campus.

Mountwest Community & Technical College provides programs to meet the varied educational and workforce development needs of its students and the community. Mountwest offers two-year degree and one-year certificate programs in Allied Health, Business and Information Technology, Human Services, Occupational and Technical Programs, as well as numerous continuing education opportunities and customized instruction. Mountwest is now located at its new campus located atop Fifth Street hill in Huntington. For more information about Mountwest programs and opportunities, please visit

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