Ephraim McDowell Health in Danville, KY is sponsoring a free health screening on November 16 at Wallacetown Baptist Church, located at 3121 Guynn Road in Paint Lick. The free screenings will be offered from noon to 2 p.m. You may call (859)339-9524, Monday through Friday for an appointment, but walk-ins are welcome.
Health screenings that will be offered are cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, heart rate, body mass index, stroke risk and flu shots. After the screenings are complete, participants will have the opportunity to discuss their results with a licensed health professional.
Participants should not eat 12 hours prior to their screening if they would like to have the blood test that gives them a full lipid panel. This gives the participant detailed information including their HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose.
The screenings are open to the public for anyone 12 years of age and older. Children ages 12 to 17 must be accompanied by a custodial parent.