Blood Screening Event and Community Health Fair – Sept. 17

rotaryflyerThe 32nd Annual Dunkirk/Fredonia Rotary Community Blood Screening Program has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17th from 6:15 am to 10:00 am at Fredonia High School.  This year’s fundraising event is brought to you in collaboration with the Dunkirk and Fredonia Rotary Clubs, Brooks Memorial Hospital, TLC Health Network, and sponsors including Kaleida Health and Tim Horton’s.

Blood screens at the event will comprise of 21 clinical tests including TSH (for thyroid health) as well as a take home colorectal test kit for only $45. Men may also add a PSA (prostate screening) for an additional $25.  All results will be conveniently mailed to you and your physician within a week.  Proceeds from the annual fundraiser are used to provide community health programs and support other civic projects throughout the local area.

A FREE Community Health Fair will also be taking place at the same time featuring education, resources, and interactive demonstrations on a variety of subjects including balance assessments, behavioral health, blood pressure screening, substance use disorders, diabetes education, long-term home health care, nutrition, smoking cessation, and more.

To register, visit www.brookshospital.org/rotary-blood-screening or call 363-3917 Monday-Friday between 8 am and 4 pm.  Registrants that provide an email address will be automatically entered in a drawing to win a Fitbit electronic fitness tracker!