VMH to offer free health tests during County Fair

Veterans Memorial Hospital will be offering a variety of free health tests and education at the 2014 Allamakee County Fair. Testing and educational materials will change daily and will include the following schedule:
• Wednesday, July 16, 6-10 p.m. - Free cholesterol testing by Machelle Bulman, R.N., Education Coordinator.
• Thursday, July 17, 4-7 p.m. - Massages by certified massage therapist Edna Wyninger.
• Friday, July 18, 4-8 p.m. - Free blood sugar and diabetes testing by Teresa Myers, R.N., Certified Diabetes Educator.
• Saturday, July 19, 4-8 p.m. - Free blood sugar and diabetes testing.
• Sunday, July 20, 12 noon -4 p.m. - Free blood pressure checks by the 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 aide emergencies on the Fairgrounds. The hospital booth will be located inside the Fairgrounds Pavilion building on the stage area.