MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE ALAMOSA 9HEALTH FAIR
9Health Fair at Alamosa County Public Health Department is Friday, April 28. Health Fair coordinator Carol Colvin and the team are gearing up for a Back to the Basics fair, which includes height, weight, blood pressure, blood draws, colon cancer screening kit and talk to a medical professional.
The April 28 fair will be held at the Public Health Department at 8900B Independence Way from 7:00 to 11:00 am. It is not necessary to fast for any of the blood tests and participants are encouraged to drink plenty of water beforehand.
Blood draws offered at the Alamosa fair are:
Blood chemistry - $35
Blood cell count - $20
Vitamin D - $45
Hemoglobin A1C - $30
PSA for men - $30
Testosterone for men - $35 – new this year
Testosterone for women - $45 – new this year
The colon cancer screening take home kit is also available for $25.
A Vitamin B12 blood test valued at $20 is available free of charge with the purchase of any other blood test or the colon cancer screening kit.
Participants may register and pay for blood tests and/or the colon cancer screening kit online at www.9HealthFair.org.
Registration is also available at the fair and payment can be cash, check, Visa or MasterCard.
For more information or to volunteer, please call Alamosa County Public Health, 589-6639.