Free and reduced-price health screenings at Community Health Fair, Sept. 16 | VailDaily.com

Free and reduced-price health screenings at Community Health Fair, Sept. 16

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EDWARDS — Eagle County Paramedic Services and Vail Health will host a Community Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 7 to 11 a.m. at Battle Mountain High School. The event is for adults seeking wellness screenings at little to no cost.

Free screenings will include skin, electrocardiogram (EKG), hearing, foot, vein, mental health, functional movement, blood pressure and body mass index. Participants can pay $55 for additional blood draws to test for electrolytes, kidney function, glucose, liver function, HDL and LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, TSH for thyroid function, hemoglobin A1C and vitamin D.

Flu shots will be available for $20. All services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis, so participants should plan to arrive early. Attendees will also have opportunities to speak to some of the valley's top health care specialists.

Preventing disease before it starts is the best way to ensure people live longer, healthier lives. For more information, visit vailhealth.org.