MHCS Annual Community Health Fair

MHCS Annual Community Health Fair

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Time: 
5:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: 
Seward AG Pavilion

Join us for the Memorial Health Care Systems 35th Annual Health Fair held at AG Pavilion of the Seward County Fair Grounds the first Wednesday of April. Free and low cost health screenings including blood glucose, blood pressure, posture screens, BMI (Body Mass Index), Colorectal Kits, Pulmonary Function Testing, as well as wellness information with over 70 displayers.

A basic blood chemistry profile is available for pre-registered participants. Must be 18 or older to obtain this screening. Costs for a blood chemistry profile are $35 or $70 for blood chemistry profile with a PSA for male participants. Payment collected at the health fair (check or cash). Blood chemistry registration forms are available at our Family medical Centers of Seward, Milford and Utica, by downloading the pdf registration form below or you can register online. Pre-registration is required by March 27, 2019.

Bryan Health Mobile Screening Services appointments available 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Call Jane Rehmer, 402-646-4626 to schedule an appointment.

 Cardiovascular screenings provided by Bryan Health include:

  • Atrial Fibrillation Screening - Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart arrhythmia, affecting 2.7 million Americans. Anyone is eligible for this screening. Cost: $10.

To be eligible for the following studies you must be at least 65 years old or age 55 with certain personal risk factors or family history.

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening - A painless, non-invasive test called the anklebrachial index (ABI) compares the blood pressure in the ankles to the blood pressure in the arms to determine how well blood is flowing. Cost: $20
  • Abdominal Aortic Ultrasound Screening - This painless, non-invasive screening detects the presence of an aneurysm in the abdominal aorta (4 hour fast required). Cost: $40
  • Carotid Artery Ultrasound Screening - This painless, non-invasive screening detects plaque deposits in the carotid arteries. These plaque deposits are a leading risk factor for stroke. Cost: $40

For more information contact Jane Rehmer at 402-646-4626 or email jane.rehmer@mhcs.us.