Senior Voice Staff 

It's peak season for spring health fairs

 

April 1, 2017



Alaska Health Fair, Inc. offers free health screenings and education, low cost blood tests and more. These tests can help you learn about your health and detect potential problems early, when treatment or changes in personal habits can be most effective.  So take time out of your busy week and join AHF when they bring an event to your local area.

A complete and comprehensive chemistry/hematology test is available for only $45; with 27 different panels for conditions ranging from diabetes, kidney and liver function, to anemia and tissue health, thyroid, prostate, bone metabolism, coronary heart disease, and much more. You should fast for 10 to 12 hours prior to this test. No other tests that are offered require fasting, including: Thyroid Function ($35), Prostate Disease ($25), A1C Blood Glucose ($25), Vitamin D level ($50), Celiac Disease ($35), Vitamin B12 ($35) and Blood Typing ($20). 

This month’s fairs will be held at the following locations and times. Unless otherwise noted, everyone is welcome at all fairs. For more information, call 907-278-0234 (Anchorage); 907-374-6853 (Fairbanks) or visit http://www.alaskahealthfair.org for occasional schedule updates and health newsletters.

April 1 Anchorage

Spenard Community Health Fair at Willow Crest Elementary School, 1004 W. Tudor Rd .; 8 a.m. to noon. This is not an April Fool’s Joke. It is a real fair. Bring your family, friends and neighbors.

April 1 Salcha Salcha Elementary School, 8530 Richardson Hwy. 8 to 11 a.m. 

April 8 Healy Tri-Valley School Gymnasium, 400 Suntrana Rd. 8 to 11 a.m.

April 8 Anchorage

Women’s Wellness Expo (Day One), Egan Center, 555 W. 5th Ave. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 9 Anchorage

Women’s Wellness Expo (Day Two), Egan Center, 555 W. 5th Ave. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 12 Anchorage

Anchorage Senior Center, 1300 E. 19th Ave. 8 a.m. to noon.

April 15 Fairbanks

Annual Community Health Fair. Held earlier and at a new location, The Carlson Center, 2010 2nd Ave. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.  with bone density, skin cancer, balance and strength, dental/oral cancer, hearing, vision, glaucoma screenings and flu shots; massage therapists, Nolan the Colon, tai chi demonstrations, H.E.L.P. series (Health Education Lectures Program); about 75 exhibits with lots of great education; and Silent Auction Fundraiser with great travel, excursion and other exciting packages to place your bid on.

April 15 Gustavus

Gustavus School. 8 a.m. to noon.

April 15 Willow

Willow Community Center, Mile 69 Parks Hwy. 8 a.m. to noon.

April 22 Seward AVTEC Gym, 519 4th Ave. 8 a.m. to noon.

 
 

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