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October 06th, 2022

L&T staff report


The 13th annual Community Health Fair will take place from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Seward County Activity Center, and the event is open to everyone.

Free health screenings available at SWMC booths include:

• Blood Pressure Checks

• Clinical Breast Exams

• Pulse Oximetry Testing – measures oxygen concentration in the blood

• Visual screens

• Blood pressure

• Blood sugar

• Hearing tests

• Oral Cancer Screenings

• Skin Cancer Screenings

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The following lab tests are included for $35. Anyone having testing done should fast for at least 8 hours prior to testing.

• Comprehensive Metabolic Profile – measures glucose levels, kidney & liver function, & electrolyte & fluid balance.

• Lipid Profile – assesses the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

• Thyroid Screen – diagnoses thyroid irregularities.  Complete Blood Count – detects conditions such as anemia, infection, & blood disorders.


Optional testing ($35 general testing, plus an additional $7 each)

• PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) – screens for possible prostate cancer.

• CEA (Carcinoembryogenic Antigen) – screens for possible cancers in women.

• HGB A1C (Glycated Hemoglobin) – monitors long-term glucose control (3-month average)

• Vitamin D & Vitamin B12

• Magnesium

Your results will be sent by mail within two to four weeks. We do not provide health information to providers.

If you have any questions, contact Janeth Vazquez at (620) 629-6335 or Rachel Downing at (620) 629-6424.