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Lake Regional Sponsors Westside Health Fair at Elks Lodge in Laurie

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Lake Regional Health System invites the public to the Westside Health Fair, scheduled 7:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday, April 25, at Elks Lodge #2705, located at 174 Elks Lane in Laurie.

Free screenings include:

  • blood pressure
  • body fat analysis
  • body mass index
  • pulmonary function tests
  • glaucoma
  • peripheral artery disease
  • take-home colorectal cancer screening kits

In addition, the following screenings will be offered for a nominal fee.

  • blood chemistry profile — $10
  • complete blood count — $5
  • hemoglobin A1c (for diabetics only) — $15
  • PSA screenings (prostate cancer) — $15
  • thyroid stimulating hormone — $15

Some screenings require 12 hours of fasting in advance; water and routine medications may be consumed. Registration is encouraged at lakeregional.com/westside. For more information, call 573.348.8222.

Lake Regional offers several health fairs and screenings throughout the year, as well as a variety of health talks on such topics as arthritis, diabetes and heart disease. For information on upcoming events, visit lakeregional.com/events.

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