News release from the United Way of Allen County:
United Way and Organized Labor Present the 20th Annual Community Health Fair Friday, October 5th, 2012
United Way of Allen County and Organized Labor have scheduled their annual Community Health Fair for Friday, October 5th, 2012, from 8 a.m. until noon at Turnstone, 3320 N. Clinton St. The 20th Annual Community Health Fair is sponsored by United Way and Parkview Home Health & Hospice, everyone eighteen and older is invited to attend.
Free blood pressure, glucose and colorectal cancer screenings will be available. A blood chemistry test is also available for a $17 fee; this tests liver function, kidney function, cholesterol levels, high density lipoproteins (HDLs), low density lipoproteins (LDLs), triglycerides and more.
Participants must fast 12 hours before the blood test. (If necessary, please take required medications.)
Also during the event, Parkview Home Health & Hospice will give flu shots for $25 and Pneumonia vaccines for $35. Anyone covered by Medicare Part B will not need to pay for these two injections. All insurance cards will be accepted this year.
Organizations such as Aging and In-Home Services, HearCare Audiology, FW Radiology, Heartland Vision and many more, will be on hand with information and will have health care professionals available to answer questions. Refreshments are provided.
For more information, contact Vickie Meyers, United Way of Allen County, at 260-469-4013. Or, for a complete list of participants and services, visitand its Stay Connected section on the right side of the web page.