Hospital to offer free screenings during May

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TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer free blood-pressure, glucose (sugar) and total cholesterol screenings. This is a free community service offered at two different locations every month.

During May, a registered nurse will be at Marcy’s Restaurant in Leopold May 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. and at the United Methodist Church in Rome May 21 from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Fasting for two hours is recommended, but an eight-hour fast is preferred. Those fasting should continue to drink water and take their medications.

No reservations are required. Perry County Memorial Hospital also offers blood pressure and glucose screenings at Tell City Wal-Mart every Tuesday from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

For more information, contact Caryn Weiss at 547-0125 or send email to cweisss@pchospital.org.