Alegent Health Midlands Hospital Hosts Health Fair
Release Date: 03/15/2007

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PAPILLION, Neb. –Alegent Health Midlands Hospital invites the public to celebrate their health at the 25th annual health fair “The Art of Caring for your Health” on Saturday, April 28 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Participants can take advantage of a variety of free or discounted screenings and visit the many informative booths for tips on staying healthy. Alegent Health Midlands Hospital is located at 11111 South 84th Street in Papillion. Participants are encouraged to pre-register for screenings at or by calling 1-800-ALEGENT (1-800-253-4368). Health Screenings (All health screening panel options require a 12-hour fast. Pre-registration is required. However, participants who have not registered will be accepted after 8:30 a.m. for screenings that have not filled to capacity.):
  • Option 1: The basic panel will measure your total cholesterol (HDL &LDL) and glucose, detect blood cell disorders and a screen for chemical imbalances for the heart, kidneys, lungs and liver. Cost is $30.
  • Option 2: Basic panel plus the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test which is recommended yearly for men ages 50 and over. Cost is $45.
  • Option 3: Basic panel plus the C-reactive Protein (CRP) test which helps measure the risk for a coronary event in an apparently health person, even if lipid levels are normal or borderline elevated. Cost is $60.
  • Option 4: Basic panel with CRP and PSA. Cost is $75.
  • Carotid Ultrasound: Screen identifies blockages in the carotid arteries to prevent stroke or heart attack. Cost is $35.
  • Anxiety and Depression Screen: Free
  • Clinical Breast Exam: Free
  • Digital Rectal Exam: Recommended for men who have registered for PSA blood work. Cost is free.
  • Free Offerings
  • Hearing and vision tests
  • Blood pressure screens
  • Height/weight
  • Blood sugar tests
  • Sleep disorder assessments
  • Ear canal exam
  • Orthopaedic assessments
  • Cancer assessments
  • Cardiology assessments
  • Book fair
  • Cooking demonstrations