40 booths to set up for April 25 Health Fair


Orin Pierson

Hundreds of participants had blood drawn in the Dorothy Ingle Conference Room during March and April. A full panel of lab work and other tests will be conducted on the blood, with results available at the Health Fair in the Community Gym on Saturday. Pictured above, EMS volunteer Dave Berg pokes Kurt Wohlhueter on the final day of the blood draw.

The Petersburg Community Gym will be hosting the 2014 Health Fair this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The 573 people who had their blood drawn during recent weeks will receive their results and Petersburg Medical Center physician Dr. Jennifer Hyer will talk about what the results mean.

Hyer will cover health indicators measured from things such as cholesterol levels, liver function, blood glucose level, protein levels and kidney function.

PMC staff already contacted those whose levels are considered unhealthy. Otherwise, individuals will see their results on Saturday.

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