Health & Wellness Fair is Saturday |

Health & Wellness Fair is Saturday

Staff Reports

Many serious health conditions are detected during routine screenings even if a patient isn’t showing any symptoms. Take the first step toward better health at Carson Valley Medical Center’s Annual Health & Wellness Fair 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

Participants can take advantage of these free screenings and resources:

Free screenings and services

— Review recent lab work from CVMC’s community lab draws

— P.A.D. analysis & ABI screening

— Lung health screening

— Blood pressure

— Diabetes risk analysis

— Glucose screening

— Body composition analysis

Health and wellness resources

— Carson Valley walking program

— Family health activities

— Nutritional counseling by Renie Tharp, registered dietitian

— Smoking cessation information

— Sign up for annual screening reminders

Other services

— United Blood Services blood drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

— Breast health

— Helmet safety

— Teddy bear exams

(Bring your child with a favorite stuffed animal to familiarize them with emergency room doctors and nurses.)

Carson Valley Medical Center is located at the south end of Gardnerville at 1107 Highway 395. Admission is free and parking is convenient.

For more information, contact CVMC public relations at 782-1512.