Community Health Fair Provides Free or Low-Cost Health Screenings

By: Millie Warren Email
By: Millie Warren Email

 

  • Blood pressure: FREE
  • Body fat screening: FREE
  • “Ask the Nurse”: FREE
  • Complete blood count: $15
  • Heart electrical activity and overall heart function (EKG): $35
  • Heart and vascular disease risk (High sensitivity C-reactive protein): $25
  • Lipid profile (cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL/LDL ratio): $20
  • Complete chemistry panel with report on 14 blood chemistry levels: $20
  • Peripheral artery disease (Ankle-brachial index test): $25
  • Prostate cancer testing (PSA): $35
  • Routine dietary screening for diabetes (glycosylated hemoglobin): $30
  • Stroke risk (Carotid artery ultrasound screening):  $40
  • Thyroid function:  $35
  • Thyroid stimulating hormone, TSH, for over- or underactive thyroid:  $35
  • Vitamin D deficiency (Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy): $40
  • The Northern Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program (S.H.I.P) will be available to provide free, Medicare information and counseling to community members and can assist with Part D information and enrollment, low income subsidies, Medicare questions, appeals and much more: FREE
  • Immunize Nevada will have information, resources and education available: FREE
  • The California Transplant Donor Network will be providing information on organ donor and registration: FREE

 

SPARKS, NV - A health fair is coming to Sparks to provide members of the community with free or low-cost preventative health screenings.

The Northern Nevada Medical Center (NNMC) is hosting the community health fair on Thursday, August 1, 2013.

The health fair will run from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the main lobby of the medical center.

The NNMC recommends individuals fast for 10-12 hours prior to blood screenings.

NNMC Advantage members get a 10 percent discount on all tests.

A full menu of health screenings are provided to the right of this article.


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