Published on September 26, 2018

Ephraim McDowell Health sponsoring free health screening on October 17

September 26, 2018 –Danville, Kentucky – Ephraim McDowell Health is sponsoring a free health screening at Perryville Baptist Church on October 17. The screenings will be offered from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Health screenings that will be offered are cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, stroke-risk scorecard 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.  Medications except for diabetic medications may be taken with water.

Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are recommended.  To schedule an appointment, please call (859) 332-8721.  The screenings are open to the public for anyone 18 years and older.