Colorado State University – Pueblo nursing students host KOAA5Health Fair
7a.m. – noon
Attendees may talk with or ask questions of health professionals throughout the fair. Participants may obtain free screenings including height/weight/body mass index, vision and hearing, breast exam, diabetes/finger stick glucose test, blood pressure and pulse, lung function, prostate and testicular exam and pap smears. Stations to ask a pharmacist, speak with a health professional and cardiac risk assessment will also be available.
Participants also may receive screenings including prostate specific antigen (PSA) screening for $25, colon cancer screening kits for $20, blood count screening for $15, and blood chemistry screening for $30. Participants who wish to have blood work performed should drink plenty of water, continue taking prescribed medications and non-diabetics should refrain from eating 12 hours prior to the blood draw.
The event is endorsed by the Colorado Medical Society, the Colorado Nurses Association, and the Colorado Hospital Association.
Additional information may be found on the 9Health Fair website www.9Healthfair.org or by calling 800-332-3078.