EAST ELLIJAY, Ga. (March 9, 2011) – Piedmont Mountainside Hospital invites the residents of Gilmer and surrounding counties to a health fair on Saturday, March 19, 2011, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Outpatient Center, located at 309 Highland Parkway in East Ellijay. Members of Piedmont Mountainside Hospital’s clinical staff will be on-hand to provide health information, answer questions, conduct various health screenings and discuss screening results.
“At Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, we are always striving to make it easier for residents to stay healthy,” said Mike Robertson, president and CEO of Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. “This is a great opportunity for the community to get a year’s worth of health screenings in one place, in one day and for a nominal fee.”
The following health screenings will be offered:
- Free: EKG’s, height, weight and blood pressure, and bone density screenings
- Special blood chemistry for $25.00 (a $350.00+ value) which includes: Cholesterol and triglyceride, LDL & HDL cholesterol, glucose, urea nitrogen and creatinine, sodium, potassium, calcium, total protein, albumin and globulin, total bilirubin and alkaline phosphate tests.
- Optional PSA prostatic test available for men for $10.00 (a $100.00 value)
Participants interested in the discounted blood tests should remember not to eat or drink anything but water for 12 hours prior to the tests. Discount mammogram certificates and breast awareness information will also be available free of charge.
The Health Fair is presented by Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, Piedmont Physicians at East Elijay, Piedmont Physicians Orthopaedic Surgery, Piedmont Sleep Center, Piedmont Specialty Clinic and the Piedmont Heart Institute. For more information, please call 706-299-5564 or visit piedmontmountainsidehospital.org.