Community Health Fair This Thursday

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

SPARKS, NV - Northern Nevada Medical Center hosting a community health fair on Thursday, March 7th 7:30am - 11 a.m. in the main lobby of the hospital.

It's a chance for community members to receive free or low-cost preventative health screenings and education.

Here's the full menu of health screenings:
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

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