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Free Community Health Fair

By ThisIsReno

healthfair.logo_Northern Nevada Medical Center is committed to the health and wellbeing of our community. NNMC is hosting a community health fair on Thurs., July 2 from 7:30 a.m.–11 a.m. in the main lobby of the hospital. This is an opportunity for community members to receive free or low-cost preventative health screenings and education.

The full menu of health screenings is as follows:

Blood pressure: FREE
Body fat screening: FREE
Ask the Nurse: FREE
Complete blood count: $15
Heart electrical activity and overall heart function (EKG): $35
Heart and vascular disease risk (High sensitivity C-reactive protein): $25
Lipid profile (cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL/LDL ratio): $20
Complete chemistry panel with report on 14 blood chemistry levels: $20
Prostate cancer testing (PSA): $35
Routine dietary screening for diabetes (glycosylated hemoglobin): $30
Stroke risk (Carotid artery ultrasound screening): $40
Thyroid function: $35
Thyroid stimulating hormone, TSH, for over- or under-active thyroid: $35
Vitamin D deficiency (Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy): $40

Fasting for 10-12 hours prior is required for best results in blood screenings. NNMC Advantage members get a 10% discount on all tests, and sign-ups are available at the health fair. For details, call 775-356-6662 or go to www.NNMC.com.

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