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Lake Regional Hosts Osage Beach Health Fair Oct. 25

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Lake Regional Health System will host a community health fair from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Elks Lodge, located at 5161 Osage Beach Parkway in Osage Beach.

The health fair will include free screenings for blood pressure, glaucoma, hearing, peripheral artery disease, pulmonary function and a body fat analysis. Free take-home colorectal screening kits also will be available.

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

Complete blood count — $5

Blood chemistry profile — $10

Hemoglobin A1c (diabetes) — $15

Prostate cancer (PSA) — $15

Thyroid stimulating hormone — $15

Flu shot — $22 for quadrivalent vaccine or $60 for high-dose trivalent vaccine (recommended only for seniors 65 years and older). For eligible participants, flu shots will be billed to Medicare.

Some screenings require fasting 12 to 14 hours in advance; water and routine medications may be consumed.

Preregistration is encouraged but not required. You may preregister at www.lakeregional.com/osagebeachfair through Oct. 23. For more information, call 573.348.8222.

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