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Cholesterol screening appointments available

Published: Friday, May 9, 2014 11:24 a.m.CDT • Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014 12:05 a.m.CDT

HARVARD – Appointments are still available for a cholesterol screening, sponsored by the McHenry County Department of Health, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 22 at Harvard-Diggins Library, 900 E. McKinley St.

Appointments are required at 815-334-4851.The cost is $35.

The screening requires a 12-hour fast and includes total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, fasting blood glucose, triglycerides, blood pressure, heart age assessment and cardiovascular education.A nursing consult is available once results are received.

For more information on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/what_you_can_do.htm.

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