Free* cholesterol testing Sept. 16 at our church hall

Tuesday, September 16 , 8:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. , Meredith Hall, Saint Joseph Catholic Church. This service is provided by the Health District of Northern Larimer County. Appointments are strongly recommended. Call the Health District at (970) 224-5209 to register.
Walk-ins only accepted if space allows. Note: testing may finish early if last scheduled appointment is completed before 10:30 a.m.
Results for total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and blood glucose are obtained by a fingerstick test. A registered nurse will check blood pressure, assess risk for diabetes and heart attack, explain the test results, provide a follow-up recommendation and health education materials within 20 minutes. An eight-hour fast is necessary for best results. Medications are permitted if they may be taken without food. Please drink at least 8 -16 ounces of water prior to the test. If you have diabetes, please check with your doctor regarding whether or not you should take your medicine or fast for this test.
*The cholesterol test is free for Health District residents, for all others, tests are $15. Health District boundaries include Fort Collins, Laporte, Red Feather Lakes, Livermore, Bellvue, Wellington, and Timnath.

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