“First on Friday” Health Screens Postponed in Niles
(NILES) – Due to the upcoming holiday weekend, the First on Friday walk-in wellness screenings held at Lakeland Rehabilitation Services at the Niles-Buchanan YMCA, 905 North Front Street, Niles, will not be offered on Friday, July 5. The screenings will resume at that location on Friday, August 2. The same screenings will be offered on Wednesday, July 3, and on the first Wednesday of the month thereafter, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Margaret Beckley Upton Center for Health Enhancement at the Lakeland Center for Outpatient Services, 3900 Hollywood Road, St. Joseph.
The screenings include:
Cholesterol Lipid Panel (12-hour fasting cholesterol). This screening helps determine the risk of heart disease. Cost is $39.
Osteoporosis Health Screen (bone density screen). The Achilles Express uses ultrasound to evaluate bone status in the heel, providing a T-score for determining bone density. Cost is $29.
Body Composition Analysis (body fat percentage). Determines accurate body composition in less than 10 seconds, and an analysis calculates the amount of fat mass to be lost in order to achieve a healthy body fat percentage. Cost is $29.
Participants receive a free blood pressure screening with any paid service.
For more information on the health screenings or if an appointment is preferred, please call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544.