Senior Voice Staff 

Health fairs in October


Alaska Health Fairs, Inc. continues its fall series of health fair around the state this month, featuring 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. The test results give you and your health care provider important information about your physical condition and vital organ functions.

A complete and comprehensive chemistry/hematology test is available for only $45 and panels 27 different tests for conditions ranging from diabetes, kidney and liver function, to anemia and tissue health, thyroid, prostate, bone metabolism and much more. (You should fast for 12 hours prior to this test.) There are also tests to check thyroid function, prostate disease, A1C blood glucose, Vitamin D level and a blood type test. Test results are mailed to you in approximately two weeks.

Unless another phone number is listed, for more information on the events below, call (907) 278-0234 (Anchorage number) or visit

Oct. 3, Fairbanks Fairbanks Senior Center, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Oct. 4, Girdwood Girdwood Community Center, 250 Egloff, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oct. 4, Cooper Landing Cooper Landing School, 19030 Bean Creek Rd., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oct. 11, Juneau Nugget Mall, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oct. 11, Anchorage Hispanic Community Health Fair at Clark Middle School, 150 Bragaw, 8 a.m. to noon

Oct. 11, Delta Junction Delta Junction Elementary School, 8 a.m. to noon

Oct. 15, Palmer Mat-Su Senior Services (aka Palmer Senior Center), 1132 S. Chugach, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Oct. 18, Anchorage Success by Six health fair, North Star Elementary, 605 W. Fireweed, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (exhibitors till 2 p.m.)

Oct. 18, North Pole North Pole Community Health Fair, Plaza Mall, 8 a.m. to noon.

Oct. 22, Anchorage Credit Union 1 health fair, 1941 Abbott Rd., 7:30 to 10 a.m.

Oct. 24, Nome Nome Recreation Center, 208 E. 6th, with health education and exhibitors, 7 a.m. to noon.

Oct. 25, Bethel Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oct. 29, Fairbanks Credit Union 1 health fair, 1453 University Ave. South, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Nov. 1, Soldotna Kenai Peninsula College Community Health Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Nov. 8, Barrow Barrow Community Health Fair at Piuraagvik Recreation Center, 8 to 11 a.m.

Nov. 15 Anchorage University Center Mall Community Health Fair, 8 a.m. to noon


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