Health Department offers free screenings

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The Switzerland County Health Department has announced that it will be holding another screening for cholesterol, diabetes, hemoglobin and blood pressure.

These tests are absolutely free sponsored by a grant from the Health Department, and the department urges everyone to take advantage of this offer.

The event will be held at the health department on Monday, October 19th, from 8 a.m. until noon – or whenever all participants are tested. Two nurses will be administering this program.

This will be a walk-in event, so those wishing to take advantage of the testing do not need an appointment. Anyone having any questions can call (812) 427-3220 for assistance.

It is best that those getting the tests not eat in the morning before the screening, but black coffee is fine.