13 Dec 2013 04:09:58 MST Written by: Leann Tobin

MMH Health Fair Scheduled for Saturday, March 1

Montrose Memorial Hospital’s annual Health Fair will be Saturday, March 1 from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Montrose Pavilion.  Early Blood Draws, held in conjunction with the Health Fair, will be February 5-8 from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Montrose Pavilion Main Ballroom.   Early Blood Draws will also be available on February 3 at the American Legion Hall in Olathe, from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. and on February 1 in Ridgway, at the 4-H Events Center from 7:00-10:00am.

The total chemistry profile offered at the Health Fair evaluates kidney function, electrolytes, triglycerides, HDL and LDL cholesterol levels and over 15 components in the blood.  The profile also includes iron, iron binding and TSH (Thyroid Screening).  The cost of this test is $40. The PSA blood test for prostate cancer will also be offered for men 40 and older, at a cost of $30 and the CBC (complete blood count) blood test, which is $20 and the Hemoglobin A1c, which is an additional screening for diabetes, will cost $35.00.  We also have the Vitamin D screening for $40. New tests this year include the Vitamin B-12 for $35 and the Male Testosterone screening for $40. Appointments for ALL three locations must be made for the Early Blood Draws.  Appointments can be made at January 21st-29th or by calling 1-888-592-6255 January 21-23between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 pm