Healthcare Event of the Year
November 09, 2007
Craig said all vendors have
contributed prizes for the hourly drawings, as well as many give
aways. There will be a kids' room with fun games, food and goodies.
Join members of the community in the "Hunt for Health"
scavenger hunt, where the winner will take home a 1-year membership
to the Get Fit, Stay Fit Gym courtesy of Critical Care Inc.,
a $500 gift certificate from Alaska Airlines courtesy of various
donors, a $200 Gift Certificate to Cape Fox courtesy of various
donors and a home AED courtesy of Wal-Mart. Craig said, "No
one will go away empty handed!"
Testing will be available for a Comprehensive Blood Test ($40), which consists of 27 tests, including a cholesterol panel, glucose, anemia, kidney function and more. Craig said, "This is a fasting test, please do not eat for at least 12 hours prior to testing, drink plenty of water and take your medications (diabetics should not fast)."
Thyroid Blood Test Screening ($30) is also available for people who have had the test recommended by a doctor, for women over 45, have a family history of the disease, have symptoms of fatigue, unexplained weight change and/or a swollen thyroid.
Prostate Blood Test Screening
($25) will be available for men over 50, or for men who have
a family history of prostate disease. Refreshments will be provided
for those who have been fasting said Craig.
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