Local health department offers low-cost screenings

The Bartholomew County Health Department will offer screening, by appointment only, for total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL and HDL as well as hemoglobin Jan. 23.

Screening will be offered at 2675 Foxpointe Drive, Suite B.

Cost for the cholesterol screening is $15. Cost of the hemoglobin screening is $2. Cash, debit or credit card payment is accepted.

Participants must fast 12 hours prior to the cholesterol screening. Fasting is not required for the hemoglobin screening. Participants may schedule for both screenings.

For more information or to schedule an appoint, call 812-379-1551, Option 1 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at jmcclure@therepublic.com or (812) 379-5631.