United Way and Organized Labor Host Community Health Fair

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

October 2, 2015 at 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM

Location: Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities, 3320 N. Clinton St.

Phone: 260-469-4013

Email: tracie.ortman@uwacin.org

Link: http://www.UnitedWayAllenCounty.org

Event Description

September 22, 2015 Updated Sep 22, 2015 at 10:53 AM EDT

United Way of Allen County and Organized Labor have scheduled their annual Community Health Fair for Friday, October 2, 2015, from 8 a.m. until noon at Turnstone, 3320 N. Clinton St. The Community Health Fair is provided by United Way, AFL-CIO Community Services and Parkview Occupational Health. Everyone eighteen and older is encouraged to attend for free blood pressure, hearing and vision screenings.
Thyroid and A1C Diabetes screenings will be available for $20 each and a blood chemistry test is available for an $18 fee. Participants must fast 12 hours before the blood test (If necessary, please take required medications). The test checks for:

· Liver function, kidney function

· Cholesterol levels

· High density lipoproteins (HDLs)

· Low density lipoproteins (LDLs)

· Triglycerides and more.

During the event, Parkview Occupational Health will give flu shots for $28 and Pneumonia vaccines for $70. Medicare patients will not be charged for these immunizations, please provide your Medicare card for billing purposes.

Participants that plan on receiving a vaccination or test should wear garments with sleeves that can easily be rolled up past the elbow. In addition to the vaccinations and tests, 30 different community organizations will be on hand to provide additional health-related information and resources.

For more information, contact Gayle Goodrich, United Way of Allen County, at 260.469.4013.

What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

© Copyright 2016, A Quincy Media broadcasting station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.