Health Fair testing offered in September; Fair is Oct. 7 |

Health Fair testing offered in September; Fair is Oct. 7

Pre-Health Fair laboratory services at Carson Valley Medical Center in Gardnerville are planned in September. The third annual Community Health Fair is set for Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The laboratory services will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 12, 14, 19 and 21, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., and two Saturdays, Sept. 16 and 23, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Testing services include a 22-test health fair panel for $25 (with 12-hour fasting prior to test, water and medications permissible); prostate cancer screening (PSA), $25; thyroid evaluation (TSH), $15; osteomark (urine screen for bone loss), $15; and electrocardiogram (EKG), $15.

Participants will pick up their results at the Health Fair. At that time, free flu shots for people 55 and older and $5 for 18 and older will be offered. Booths and speakers will offer other health information.

The medical center is located at 1107 Highway 395, Gardnerville. For information, call the Health Fair Hotline at (800) 433-7534, Ext. 3380.

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