Published on March 29, 2019

Ephraim McDowell Health sponsoring free health screenings on April 27

March 29, 2019 – Danville, Kentucky – Ephraim McDowell Health is sponsoring a free health screening on April 27 at UK-Boyle County Cooperative Extension Service, located at 99 Corporate Drive.  The free screenings will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Health screenings that will be offered are cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, stroke risk and take-home colorectal cancer screening kits (over age 50).

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) 236-4484, Monday through Friday.  The screenings are open to the public for anyone 18 years and older. 

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