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  • Health Fair scheduled at Elks Lodge in Laurie

  • Lake Regional Health System will hold a health fair from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, at Elks Lodge #2705, located at 174 Elks Lane in Laurie, Mo.
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  • Lake Regional Health System will hold a health fair from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, at Elks Lodge #2705, located at 174 Elks Lane in Laurie, Mo.
     Participants may take advantage of free blood pressure, body fat analysis and pulmonary function tests. Take-home colorectal cancer screening kits also will be available.
    In addition, the following screenings will be offered for a nominal fee.
    ·complete blood count — $3
    ·blood chemistry profile — $10
    ·hemoglobin A1c (diabetes) — $10
    ·PSA screenings (prostate cancer) — $15
    · thyroid panel — $25
     Some screenings require 12 hours of fasting in advance (water and routine medications may be consumed). Registration is not required. For more information, call 573-348-8222 or visit lakeregional.com/events.
     Lake Regional offers a variety of educational programming topics during the year, such as diabetes, heart disease and childhood obesity.
    Several health fairs and screenings also are held annually throughout the lake area. For information on upcoming events, visit lakeregional.com/events.
     
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