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UPMC Bedford Memorial Holds Annual Community Health Fair

 
WHAT: The public is invited to the annual Community Health Fair
 
Free services and screenings available at the fair include:
 

“Ask the Specialists:”

  • Audiologist
  • Cardiologist
  • General Surgeon
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Otolaryngologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Podiatrist
  • Nutrition Management
  • UPMC Health Plan

Health Screenings:

  • Blood Pressure and blood oxygen levels
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Bone Density Screening
  • COPD Information
  • Ear, Nose, Throat Exams
  • Hearing Tests
  • Skin Cancer Screening

And more:

  • Kids Fun Station
  • Diabetic “Jeopardy”
  • Sleep Apnea Information
  • Smoking Cessation Information
  • Snacks and Refreshments

Blood Screenings:

Screenings that consist of a series of 28 tests, including cholesterol and triglyceride levels will be available. Results are ready the next day and can be sent to primary care physicians. Annually, 150 to 200 people take advantage of these discounted screenings. For accurate results, patients must fast for 12 hours and not drink alcohol for 24 hours prior to screening.
 
Cost is $25 for blood screening and $3 for urinalysis. For an additional $3, test results can be sent directly to the patient. Only cash or check accepted.
 
Registration is not required. For more information or to ask specific questions about the screenings, contact the laboratory at 814-623-3506.
 
WHY: As part of its ongoing commitment to the community, UPMC Bedford Memorial is joining local civic organizations to make routine health screenings available and affordable. For more than 20 years, this annual community health fair has brought together numerous health care resources in one convenient location for Bedford-area residents.
 
WHO: UPMC Bedford Memorial physicians and staff; more than 25 medical and health services, exhibits and booths
 
WHEN: 7 to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 12
 
WHERE: Homewood at Spring House Estates, 150 Victoria Ave., Everett, Pa., 15537

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