MOUNT VERNON, IL (KFVS) - Several education and wellness services will be provided at the St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Heart Expo and Health Fair on Saturday, May 4 at the Holiday Inn in Mt. Vernon.
In addition to the many educational opportunities offered free of charge, attendees may receive free screenings and health assessments, including blood pressure screenings, memory screenings, body mass index calculations, a diabetes risk test, sleep screenings and take-home colon cancer tests.
Also, heart risk profile lab work will be offered for $30 per person. This deeply discounted profile will consist of measurements in cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL, VLDL, a cholesterol/HDL ratio, a thyroid function test (TSH), a complete blood count (CBC) and a comprehensive metabolic panel.