BMH Health Fair set for Oct. 7


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MADISON- Boone Memorial Hospital will host its annual Health Fair on Friday, October 7th.

The event will be held at the Madison Civic Center from 8:00am-1:00pm. The hospital will offer an Early Bird special for all current school personnel from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

During this time, current school personnel from Logan, Boone and Lincoln counties can arrive early to receive blood work and flu shots. The fair will open to the general public at 8:00am.

This year’s theme is “Better My Health”. The fair will offer discounted blood work, flu shots, diabetic information, medication reviews and much more.

BLOOD WORK & FLU SHOT PRICING

CBC (Complete Blood Count): $10.00

CMP (Comprehensive Metabolic Panel) with Lipids II: $15.00

-Remember 12-14 hours fasting for Lipids-

PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen Test): $20.00

TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Test): $10.00

HgbA1C (Hemoglobin A1C): $10.00

VITAMIN D (test your Vitamin D levels): $30.00

FLU SHOT: $25.00

Over 50 vendors including local healthcare organizations, Boone Memorial Hospital departments and community groups will be on-hand to provide health information, take blood pressures, finger sticks to check blood glucose levels and more.

Prizes will be awarded every 15-20 minutes and entertainment will continue throughout the fair. Enjoy country line dancers, local singers and a variety of entertainers. Food and refreshments will be provided by the BMH Dietary department free of charge.

All vendors, volunteers, sponsors and guests are encouraged to bring in non-perishable food items, which will be donated to the Madison Baptist Church Food Pantry. All donations benefit local families in need. Those who bring in food will be entered into a special prize drawing.

Those interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor can register by visiting www.bmh.org. Simply click on ‘health fair’ on the home page to download the registration forms and information. Guests do not need to pre-register to attend the fair.

Boone Memorial invites everyone to staff as they celebrate “Better My Health” and learn tips to improve your overall health. For more information, please contact Event Planner Karlie Belle Price at 304-369-1230 ext. 5506 or kprice@bmh.org.

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