HARVARD – Appointments are still available for a cholesterol screening, sponsored by the McHenry County Department of Health, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 22 at Harvard-Diggins Library, 900 E. McKinley St.
Appointments are required at 815-334-4851. The cost is $35.
The screening requires a 12-hour fast and includes total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, fasting blood glucose, triglycerides, blood pressure, heart age assessment and cardiovascular education. A nursing consult is available once results are received.
For more information on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/what_you_can_do.htm.