Upcoming Health Screenings at Health Dept.

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Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— Nurses Plus and the Park Forest Health Department is your headquarters for Flu Shots and Immunizations, Medicare Certified Home Care, Village Nurse Services, Bath Services, Health Consultations, and the 10 Ton Challenge. Located in the lower level of Village Hall, the new facilities are accessible by stairs or elevator.

Adult Health Screening

The Park Forest Health Department will hold an adult health screening on Friday, April 11, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The event is by appointment only. Those interested are asked to call 708-748-1118. The cost is $51 for Park Forest residents and $56 for non-Park Forest residents.

The women’s physical includes: Pap test, lipid (cholesterol) profile and glucose (fast 9-12 hours before testing), urinalysis, hemoglobin (anemia test), stool occult blood screening with instruction kit, breast exam, height/weight, blood pressure. The men’s physical includes: Prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test, urinalysis, hemoglobin (anemia test), prostate exam, testicular–self exam (TSE) instruction, lipid (cholesterol) profile and glucose (fast 9-12 hours before testing), stool occult blood screening, height/weight, and blood pressure.

Free Health Screening for Rich Township Women 65 and Over

The Park Forest Health Department will hold a special screening event for women 65 and older on Friday, May 8, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The event includes breakfast and a number of tests, and is free to Rich Township women 65 and over.

The menu of screening tests includes: PAP test, Lipid (cholesterol) profile and Glucose (fast 9-12 hours), Urinalysis, Hemoglobin (anemia test), Stool Occult Blood Screening with Instruction kit, Breast Exam, Height/Weight, and Blood Pressure.

Those 64 or younger or women who live outside of Rich Township are also welcome to participate at the following schedule fee:

  • $51 for Park Foresters
  • $56 for non-Park Forest residents

The event is by appointment only. Those interested are asked to RSVP at 708-748-1118.

Information is also available at the Health Department’s Web site: http://www.pfhealth.net.