Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Lake Regional Health System will host a community health fair from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Elks Lodge, located at 5161 Osage Beach Parkway in Osage Beach.
The health fair will include free screenings for blood pressure, vision, hearing, pulmonary function and COPD, as well as a body fat analysis. Lake Regional Pharmacy will offer flu shots for $35 and will bill Medicare for eligible participants.
In addition, the following screenings will be available for a nominal fee.
Complete blood count — $5
Blood chemistry profile — $10
Hemoglobin A1c (diabetes) — $10
Prostate cancer (PSA) — $15
Thyroid stimulating hormone — $15
Some screenings require fasting 12 to 14 hours in advance; water and routine medications may be consumed. Appointments are not required. For more information, call 573.348.8222.
Lake Regional offers a variety of educational programming during the year, on such topics as diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Several health fairs and screenings also are held annually throughout the lake area. For more information on upcoming events, visit www.lakeregional.com/events.