Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Parkview Huntington Healthy Steps, October 3

Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015

Parkview Huntington Hospital will present Healthy Steps on Saturday, October 3. The health fair will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. in the front lobby and lower-level classrooms of the hospital located at 2001 Stults Road, Huntington.

Free screenings and services will include, but are not limited to: screenings for hearing, vision, feet, skin cancer, balance, bone density, body-fat analysis, breathing assessment and chair massage.

Imaging services will include digital mammography (the hospital will file with insurance); HeartSmart CT scan, $50, recommended for individuals over 40, appointments are required at (260) 355-3802 or (800) 533-2252, ext. 53802 and Parkview Mobile Heart Screening Coach, appointments required at (855) 356-TEST, fee.

Medical information booths will include sleep disorders, ortho experience, StrokeCareNow Network, birth planning, diabetes information, healthy eating tips and MyChart electronic health records.

Lab tests and services will also be available at Healthy Steps, and payment by cash, check or credit card will be accepted the day of the event. Lab test fees are reduced for the event and test results will be returned by mail in approximately two weeks. Tests include: Chem 17 Fasting Blood Chemistry, glucose/sugar, lipid profile, cholesterol, $18 and Chem 30 Fasting Blood Chemistry, Chem 17 plus liver/kidney function, $25. Both of these require eight to 12-hour fasts, no food, drinks including coffee and soda, mints, gum. Water is allowed. Diabetics should continue their normal therapy schedules.

Additional tests include CRP Ultra-Sensitive blood test, $20; Hemogram CBC test, anemia screen, $8; Glyco A1C, diabetes screen, $20; TSH blood test, thyroid screen, $20; PSA blood test, prostate screen, $20 and Vitamin D, bone health, $35.

To schedule a mammogram aboard the Francine’s Friends Mobile Mammography coach, call (800) 727-8439, ext. 26540.

Healthy cooking demonstrations – with free samples – will take place at 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Following lab tests breakfast will be available for purchase in the HOSPITALity Café from 7 to 11 a.m. A Kids Korner with activities for children under age 12 will also be a part of Healthy Steps. For more information call (260) 355-3802 or (800) 533-2252, ext. 53802.