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Family health fair and picnic

Event Dates: April 27, 2013 (All day)

 

The 8th Annual Family Health Fair and Picnic will be held from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, on the south lawn at Parkview LaGrange Hospital. The hospital is located at 207 N. Townline Rd. in LaGrange.

There will be activities for everyone, including a Healthy Hands Art Project, finger casts, backpack sizing, and tours of an ambulance, fire truck, and fire house. A Samaritan helicopter tour will be held at 10 a.m.

A “Step It Up” walk will begin at 11 a.m. Join the hospital’s “70,000 Steps in 7 Days” challenge and receive a free pedometer.

There will also be several health screenings: bone density, blood pressure, and visual perception and balance. Attendees can also “Meet the Doctor” and “Ask the Pharmacist.”

A picnic lunch will be available. RSVP is requested.

Lab tests and services will be available for a fee from 8-10 a.m. These include fasting blood chemistry, CRP ultrasensitive blood test for heart disease, hemogram blood test for anemia/iron deficiency, PSA blood test for the prostate, TSH blood test for the thyroid, and hemoglobin A1C for diabetes. Payment can be made by cash or check.

Screening mammograms will be provided by Francine’s Friends Mobile Mammography Coach by limited appointments. To make an appointment, call 1-800-727-8439 ext. 26540.

For more information or to RSVP for the picnic, call 260-463-9009 or 1-877-745-4441 ext. 49009.