Saline County Farm Bureau issued the following announcement.
Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 9 AM – 4 PM CDT
A stroke occurs every 40 seconds and yet up to 80% of strokes can be prevented.
This is why the Saline County Farm Bureau is hosting Life Line Screening, the nation’s leading provider of preventive health screenings on July 18th at the. Harrisburg IL Town & Country Lions Club.
Screenings are fast, painless and affordable. Get checked for blocked arteries, a leading risk factor of stroke, as well as abdominal aortic aneurysm, blockages in the arteries of the lower legs (Peripheral Arterial Disease) and atrial fibrillation (Afib). Nearly 800,000 strokes will occur this year, taking a life approximately every four minutes.
A bone density screening to assess osteoporosis risk is also offered and is appropriate for both men and women. Many events also offer blood tests, including cholesterol, glucose and c-reactive protein screenings, as well as take-home colon cancer early detection tests.
Screening packages start at $139 (a $10 off package discount is available when you register via the below). Single tests cost around $70.
Pre-registration is required. For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment:
- call 1-800-690-6495
- text the word circle to 797979
- register on facebook at www.facebook.com/pg/420587095145436/services/
- email Cheryl Porter at cporter@LLSA.com to reserve your appointment
Original source can be found here.