Ephraim McDowell Health sponsoring free health screenings on October 10

Ephraim McDowell Health
Ephraim McDowell Health

Ephraim McDowell Health is sponsoring a free health screening on October 10 at Berea Baptist Church, located at 310 Chestnut Street in Berea. The free screenings will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon.

Health screenings that will be offered are cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index and stroke risk. Flu shots will also be available. 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 18 years of age and older. You may call (859) 986-4389 for an appointment, but walk-ins are welcome.

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