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Free and Low Cost Health Screenings Offered

Release date: 4/6/2011

Is your body running at peak performance? Get help with preventing serious illnesses with a wide range of tests, from blood pressure to a 26-profile blood panel to a variety of stroke screenings at Project Healthy Living. This annual health screening event is hosted by the Farmington Area Commission on Aging, the City of Farmington Hills Senior Division, and Botsford Hospital, and will be held on Friday, April 29, 2011 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the Costick Center, 28600 Eleven Mile Road.

Project Healthy Living serves as a one-stop-shopping opportunity for many health screenings and counseling and referrals with health professionals. There are the tests that are familiar like hearing, vision, height and weight, and also the tests that are more specialized such as C-Reactive Protein, EKG, CA-125 for women, and PSA for men. New and innovative tests for 2011 include Vitamin D, Hepatitis B, Hemoglobin A1C, Herpes 1 & 2, Glycomark, and H.pylori Breath Test.

Pre-registration is available and recommended for participants ordering blood work. Go to www.projecthealthyliving.net to pre-register. Call Advanced Screening, 800 541 8110, to make an appointment for any of the following stroke/artery screenings: Carotid Arteries, Echocardiogram, Abdominal Aorta, Electrocardiogram, Ankle Brachial Index. Walk-ins are also welcome, but subject to availability. The 26-profile blood panel requires a 4-hour fast. The Project Healthy Living hotline, 313 531 9108, is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

This event is open to anyone 18 years or older. Transportation may be available to Farmington / Farmington Hills residents, 55 or older or handicapped, by calling (248) 473-1864 at least 24 hours in advance.
For more information about Project Healthy Living, or any other Senior Division program or service, call (248) 473-1830.

 

 

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