Uhrichsville, Ohio - Trinity Hospital Twin City’s Community Outreach Department is will be hosting a low-cost health screen on Friday, April 12th, from 7:30 to 11:30 am at Mako’s Market (240 East Third St.).
Blood tests to measure total cholesterol and glucose (sugar) levels will be available for $10 a person. This regular monthly health screen also measurements of HDL (the good cholesterol), LDL (the bad cholesterol) and triglycerides for no additional charge. Blood glucose tests are recommended for all adults who are overweight and/or have other risk factors for diabetes. Cholesterol checks are recommended for all adults at least once every five years or sooner as directed by a doctor.
For $5, health screen participants can receive a Hemoglobin A1C screening. This blood test measures blood sugar levels over three months. A1C screenings and can reveal how well a person is managing his/her diabetes. Free blood pressure checks will also be available.
No appointment is necessary to participate in the health screen. A 10 to 12 hour fast is required for the blood tests, and participants are encouraged to continue drinking water while fasting. For more information, call 740-922-7450, ext. 2124.
TRINITY HOSPITAL TWIN CITY