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Two-Day Wellness Fair April 9 and 10

March 19, 2013


McCook,Nebraska—The public is invited to Community Hospital’s health fair in April. “For the Health of it: Two-day Wellness Fair” is Tuesday and Wednesday, April 9-10 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 Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department)—

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 andHDL), 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 SWNPHD. 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.

Wellness Fair Health Screen and Blood Draw Consent Form (Print and fill out prior to the fair for ease in registration)

Community Hospital Screenings and Information—

  • Home Health & Hospice: Home care and Lifeline information
  • Respiratory Therapy: Smoking Cessation
  • Diabetes Education: Pre-Diabetes assessment & information
  • Foundation: Scholarship info and Radiation Oncology Center information
  • Occupational Therapy: Paraffin hand treatments
  • Healthy Lifestyle Nutrition Counseling: Portion control
  • Speech Therapy: Free hearing screenings and speech therapy information
  • FROG: Video of classes and info on how to join!
  • Free Colorectal Screening Kits!

Healthcare Partners—

  • Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department: Blood Screening Tests, Radon Safety, Tobacco Cessation, Emergency Preparedness
  • Hinze Chiropractic: Posture Screenings
  • Great Plains Regional Medical Center: Visiting Specialists Cardiology, Medical Oncology and Urology
  • People’s Family Health Services
  • Female Fitness
  • Curves Complete of McCook: Body Fat and BMI Testing
  • High Plains Podiatry: Foot Screenings
  • Miracle Ear: Hearing Screenings
  • Life Time Eye Care: Dry Eye Treatments
  • Stevens Hearing Center: Video Inspector of Ear Canal and Tympanogram
  • Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Body Connection and Train with Suz: Daily calorie intake calculations, educational information about how to take healthy weight measurements
  • Total Contact: Foot Scans
  • Life Team Air Ambulance Service
  • Juice Plus

For questions, call Sarah Wolford at 308-344-8550 or Candy Crosby at 308-344-8340.

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