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Two-Day Wellness Fair

March 05, 2014

McCook, Nebraska—The public is invited to a two-day wellness fair hosted by Community Hospital, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 25 and 26 from 7-9 a.m. each day in Community Hospital’s Prairie View meeting rooms at 1301 East H Street in McCook. The health fair will highlight Community Hospital’s services, offer continental breakfast, and a variety of health screenings at a free or reduced rate. Other health-related businesses will also provide screenings and exhibits.

Blood Tests

(Provided by McCook Clinic, PC):

• Comprehensive Metabolic Profile plus Lipid Profile—$35. Fasting is required for this test (no food or drink other than water) 12 hours prior. This test gives 22 results including cholesterol (LDL and HDL), electrolytes, blood sugar, liver health, kidney function and triglycerides (blood fats) and more.

• Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone—$25. This test checks for thyroid gland problems.

• Prostate Specific Antigen for men—$20. This test screens for prostate cancer.

Payment will be accepted at the door for the blood draws. Checks should be written to McCook Clinic, PC. BC/BS insurance billing is available. Please bring your insurance ID card. Registration is not necessary. Test results will be mailed along with a brochure explaining the tests to the participant. Participants should make an appointment with their physician to review the results.

For ease in registration, attendees may go to Community Hospital’s website at www.chmccook.org, click on the link on the home page, print and fill out the Health Screen and Blood Draw Consent Form and bring it the day of the fair.

Community Hospital Screenings and Information include:

• Home Health & Hospice: Home care and Lifeline information

• Diabetes Education: Pre-diabetes assessment information

• Foundation: Scholarship and Anderson Center for Radiation Oncology information

• Occupational Therapy

• Healthy Lifestyle Nutrition Counseling: Portion Control

• Speech Therapy: FREE hearing screenings and speech and hearing information

• Infusion Department: Learn more about chemotherapy and other services

Healthcare Partners:

• McCook Clinic, PC: Blood Testing & Patient Portal Information

• Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department and Nebraska Respite: Radon Safety, Tobacco Cessation, Emergency Preparedness

• High Plains Podiatry

• Stevens Hearing Center: Ear Canal Video Inspection and Tympanogram

• People’s Family Health Services

• Female Fitness: Digital weight, BMI and Body Fat

• Precision Hearing Aids: Drawing for a FREE hearing aid

• Red Willow County Health Department: Blood Pressure Checks

• Frontier Home Medical: Pulse Oximetry Testing, Pressure Mapping, Sleep Disorder Screening

• Quality Urgent Care

• Hinze Chiropractic

For questions, call Sarah Wolford, Community Hospital Community Outreach Coordinator at 308-344-8550 or Candy Crosby, Community Hospital Public Relations Coordinator at 308-344-8340.

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