Health fair planned

CENTER— Center Head Start in conjunction with Rio Grande Hospital, will host the annual health fair on Friday, April 13 from 6:30-10 a.m. at the Center Head Start building. Rio Grande Hospital labs will, once again, be offering blood screenings. To get bloodwork done, you need to be fasting (no food or drink after 12 midnight on Thursday, April 12) but make sure to drink plenty of water. Tests covered include:

Chemistry Panel (Including TSH), $30 (This includes cholesterol level and many other tests.)

PSA (This checks the prostate), $25

Hgb AlC (This checks blood glucose levels for diabetics), $25

CBC, $15

Vitamin D, $40

Bone Density Scan, $25

Dexa Scan, free

Body Composition, free

Other tests available free of charge include blood pressure, pulmonary lung function, blood glucose finger stick and pulse oximetry.

Snacks will be available for people participating in the health fair.

If you would like to set up a booth for at the health fair or have any questions, please contact Della at 754-3191.


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