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Screening Spectacular Sept 22

Holy Family Memorial is planning a free “Screening Spectacular” on Saturday, September 22. The event is being held at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, 2300 Western Avenue, Manitowoc, from 8 a.m. – 12 Noon.

The event features a variety of free and low cost health screenings. Screenings to be offered include:
  • Blood pressure
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Diabetes (12 hour fast recommended)
  • Lab Direct Access Tests (Details at hfmhealth.org/lab-tests; fees involved)
  • Lung cancer (By appointment – call 320.6777; fee involved)
  • Mammograms (By appointment – call 320.6777; fee involved)
  • Memory assessment
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sleep apnea
  • Swelling of the arms or legs
  • Varicose Vein Leg (By appointment – call 320.6777; fee involved)
The event also features a variety of mini-HealthTalks given by HFM physicians and staff. Times and topics include:
  • 8:30 a.m. – Neuropathy; Dr. Steven Erlemeier, HFM Neuroscience
  • 9:00 a.m. – Do I Really Need Surgery? Dr. Alan Sbar, HFM General & Vascular Surgery
  • 9:30 a.m. – Medication Disposal Dilemma?, Greg Unertl, RPH, HFM Pharmacy
  • 10:30 a.m. – Fiber and Diverticulosis; Dr. William Alvarez, HFM Gastroenterology
At 10:00 a.m., featured speakers Mad Dog and Merrill will give a fun and entertaining presentation on healthy tailgating.

This event is free and no registration is required, except for the few indicated screenings that require a fee and/or an appointment. For more information and the latest updates about this event, call Insights, a health resource center at 320.2519, or visit www.hfmhealth.org/getscreened .