VMH to offer free health tests, demonstrations during Allamakee County Fair

 Veterans Memorial Hospital will be offering a variety of free health tests and education at the 2015 Allamakee County Fair being held in Waukon. Testing and educational materials will change daily, according to the following schedule:
• Wednesday, July 15:  6-10 p.m. - Massages by certified massage therapist, Edna Wyninger.
• Thursday, July 16: 4-7 p.m. - Free blood sugar and diabetes testing by Teresa Myers, R.N., Certified Diabetes Educator.
• Friday, July 17, 4-8 p.m. - Fine Motor Skill Testing and Obstacle Course by the Rehab Department at Veterans Memorial Hospital.
• Saturday, July 18, 4-8 p.m. - Free cholesterol testing by Machelle Bulman, R.N., Education Coordinator.
• Sunday, July 19, 12-4 p.m. - Free blood pressure checks by Veterans Memorial Hospital Community and Home Care Nurses.

Veterans Memorial Hospital will also be offering a hand washing challenge to all adults and children attending the fair. Participation prizes will be awarded.   
As always, Veterans Memorial Hospital will have a medical kit available for any first aid emergencies on the Fairgrounds. The hospital booth will be located inside the Fairgrounds Pavilion building on the stage area.

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