Salida health fair is set for April 21


SALIDA — The Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical CenterC Health Fair is Saturday, April 21, from 7 – 11 a.m., at the hospital’s main campus, 1000 Rush Dr., Salida. Anyone 18 and older may participate in the fair’s free and low-cost health screenings.

Twelve free screenings are available at the health fair including blood pressure, body in balance, body composition, cardiopulmonary, chiropractic, diabetes risk, height/weight (BMI), mental well-being, nutrition, oral health, skin and vision.

The HRRMC Health Fair offers seven basic low-cost screenings including blood chemistry ($35), B12/folate panel ($35), PSA ($30), hemoglobin Alc ($30), blood count ($20), vitamin D ($45) and testosterone ($45).

To preregister for the low-cost screenings, go to hrrmc.com and click on the “HRRMC Health Fair” button on the home page. Preregistration is not required, but will save participants the time required to register on the day of the fair.

To ensure accurate results for the blood chemistry test, a 12-hour fast (no food) is recommended prior to the blood draw. Fasting is not necessary for the other low-cost screening tests. Diabetics should not fast. All participants should drink water and take their regular medication.

Contact Jon Fritz at (719) 530-2057 or visit hrrmc.com.                                                                     

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