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Heart attack risk screening Oct. 17

October 15, 2012

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — War Memorial Hospital's Center for Rehab & Wellness and Valley Health Heart & Vascular Services will offer a heart attack risk screening  from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17,  at The Center for Rehab & Wellness at 261 Berkmore Place in Berkeley Springs. 

Test results from a finger stick blood draw will provide participants with information on their total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, total cholesterol/HDL ratio, triglycerides, blood sugar, blood pressure, and body weight/body mass index. A nurse will review results with participants.

The screening process, which is conducted by appointment only, will take about 15 to 20 minutes. Participants must fast for 12 hours before their appointment time. A $20 fee applies to the screening. The fee is waived for anyone who has had coronary bypass surgery at Winchester Medical Center.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call The Center for Rehab & Wellness at 304-258-8377.

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