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Older Adult Health Fair

From October 18, 2013 9:00 am until October 18, 2013 11:30 am Save to calendar

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Area individuals age 55 and older are invited to attend the 2013 Older Adult Health Fair on Oct. 18th, from 9 -11:30 a.m., at the Guernsey County Senior Citizens’ Center, 1022 Carlisle Ave in Cambridge. The health fair provides area residents the opportunity to access low-cost health screenings, enjoy a variety of exhibits, win door prizes and enjoy themselves in a safe and secure environment.

 

 

Foot health, hearing, blood pressure, vascular and skin cancer screenings will be offered free of charge but an appointment is required for the foot health and hearing screenings. Participants are asked to wear shoes and socks that can be easily removed for the foot health screening. Appointments can be made by calling 740-435-2900.

 

Southeastern Med’s Laboratory Services will provide blood screenings for the following: glucose and lipid profile for $10, thyroid for $15 and prostate for $15. The screenings require a 10 to 12 hour fast with only water permitted. Those participating can still take any morning medications as usual. As registration for this health screening is required, walk-ins will not be accepted. Appointments can be made by calling 740-435-2900.

 

Flu vaccines will be available at the event provided by the Guernsey County Health Department. Participants must present their Medicare or Medicaid card and be 55 years or older. Those without a Medicare or Medicaid card will be required to pay the vaccine fee. For questions regarding the flu vaccines, please call Angela Gray at the Guernsey County Health Department at 740-439-3577.

 

The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Department will be collecting any expired or unused medications for proper disposal during the fair.

 

Admission to the health fair is free for seniors 55 years and older. Parking is available at the senior center and at the furthest section of the Elk’s parking lot. The senior center’s transportation van is available for anyone needing a ride to the fair. To reserve a seat, please call the senior center at 740-432-3838.

2013-10-18 09:00:00
2013-10-18 11:30:00
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