The events are open to local residents. The first event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8 at Renown Regional Medical Center, 1155 Mill St., in the Mack Auditorium. The second event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 9 at South Meadows Medical Center, 10101 Double R Blvd., in the Capri Conference Room. To pre-register for a screening contact Life Line Screening at www.lifelinescreening.com, or call 1-800-690-0295 to make an appointment. For directions, call 982-4100.
Offering these preventive services can help save lives and are painless and affordable. Symptoms are rarely present, and if they are, they are generally subtle, almost unnoticeable. In fact, half of all stroke victims don’t have any symptoms prior to their stroke. A simple screening may save you or your loved one’s life.
Screenings provided will include carotid artery screening, abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, peripheral arterial disease screening, osteoporosis screening and atrial fibrillation.