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Des Moines Area Community College held "Discover Healthcare Day" on its Ankeny campus on Tuesday.

It's a new event designed to get kids thinking about future careers in health care. High school sophomores, juniors and seniors participated in the three hour event Tuesday.

DMACC representatives from its ten different healthcare related fields gave the students a chance to experience the profession.

DMACC will hold a “Discover Education Day” Wednesday at the Ankeny campus for students interested in becoming a teacher, counselor, administrator, or principal.