TRH to host health fair in June

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Taylor Regional Hospital will host a community health fair on Saturday, June 11 from 8 a.m. to noon at Taylor County Middle School gymnasium.

TRH will again offer lab work. A general health panel, including a Complete Blood Count, Comprehensive Metabolic Profile, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, as well as a Coronary Risk Profile (which includes cholesterol levels) will be offered. The package will cost $12. PSA will be available to men for $8.

Another popular screening that will be available again this year is the vascular ultrasound screenings performed by Norton Vascular Associates.

All lab work will be collected the morning of the health fair and performed by TRH staff. However, in order for to better plan for this service, pre-registration is required. To register, call 789-5888 or e-mail at carose@trhosp.org by noon on Friday, June 10.

Last year, TRH processed about 600 lab screenings during its health fair.

Along with the many health screenings that will be available, there will also be vendors to provide health information.

Booth space is now available at a cost of $65. To reserve a booth, call 789-5814.