IMMOKALEE, Fla.- Students at Florida State University's College of Medicine ditched their beach bags this spring break, in favor of medical supplies.
The student-run FSU Cares traveled to Immokalee, where they performed free medical screenings for workers at Lipman Produce.
"Our mission is to serve the underserved," said Rachel Johnson, a first-year medical student. "There's a problem with access to care (in Immokalee). Everybody's kind of spread out."
Students checked height, weight, blood pressure, glucose levels and eyesight for the workers. They also provided counseling on where the workers can seek medical care in Immokalee.
"This is our back yard, so it feels rewarding," Johnson said.