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Public Health Week schedule of events

March 28, 1997

Monday, April 7

Cardiovascular risk assessment - 7 a.m. to noon, Valley Mall, Hagerstown Junior College classroom, Hagerstown; use the main entrance

Blood tests are $15. Patients must fast 12 hours before the test, and they must drink water beforehand. The tests include a lipid profile measuring total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, ratio total/HDL and triglycerides, and glucose screening.

Free assessments include dietary intake, weight management, body composition, blood pressure and smoking cessation advice and referral.

Appointments are required and may be made by calling 791-3039.

Health fair exhibition - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Valley Mall

The fair includes information about public health programs, door prizes and educational materials. Staff members will be available to answer questions.

Tuesday, April 8

Health fair for children and adults - 3 to 7 p.m., Washington County Health Department, main office, 1302 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown

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Services include childhood immunizations, for a $7 administrative fee; hepatitis B immunizations, the first of three shots during a six-month period, $25 plus a $7 administrative fee; tetanus/diptheria immunization, $7 administrative fee; and Pap tests - appointments are required and can be made by calling 791-3211.

Free assessments include risk assessment for lead, HIV testing and counseling, height and weight measurement, blood pressure, breast exams, hearing tests and vision tests.

Wednesday, April 9

Health fair for adults - 3 to 7 p.m., Washington County Health Department, main office, 1302 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown

Services include hepatitis B immunization, the first of three shots during a six-month period, at a cost of $25 plus a $7 administrative fee; tetanus/diptheria immunization, $7 administrative fee; and Pap tests - appointments are required and can be made by calling 791-3211.

Free assessments include HIV testing and counseling, oral cancer screening, blood pressure, breast exams, hearing tests and vision tests.

For information, call Washington County Health Department at 791-3232.

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