Dates set for cholesterol, hemoglobin screenings

The Bartholomew County Health Department will offer screening for total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol), HDL (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol) and hemoglobin the mornings of May 9 and 23 at 2675 Foxpointe Drive, Suite B, Columbus.

Cholesterol screenings will cost $15 and Hemoglobin is $2. Cash, debit or credit will be accepted.

The screenings are by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 812-379-1555, Option 1, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Participants seeking a cholesterol screening should fast 12 hours prior to their appointment, but fasting is not required for the hemoglobin screening.

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Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at kevener@therepublic.com or 812-379-5633.