Alegent Health’s 2008 Health Fair at Immanuel Medical Center
Release Date: 09/18/2008

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OMAHA, Neb. –Take charge of your health by making plans to attend Immanuel Medical Center’s health fair taking place Saturday, September 20th from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Participants at The Art of Caring for your Health can take advantage of a variety of free and discounted screenings including cholesterol and blood pressure checks plus tips on better eating and sleeping. In addition to informational booths on staying healthy, the health fair will also feature Sparky, the Fire Safety Dog with tips on home fire safety and other family-friendly activities. Alegent Health Immanuel Medical Center is located at 6901 North 72nd Street in Omaha. 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 $65.

  • Option 4: Basic panel with CRP and PSA. Cost is $75.

  • Osteoporosis Screen: Cost is $10.

  • 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

  • Blood pressure screens

  • Diabetic and nutrition education

  • Height/weight

  • Cardiology Assessments

  • Cancer Risk Assessments

  • Massage Therapy

  • Dermascan

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