Health fair is Saturday in Creede

CREEDE — On Saturday, Sept. 24, there is a health fair from 8 a.m. to noon at the Creede school located at 450 Corsair Dr. Anyone 18 years old or older can participate in all screenings, and, new this year, minors can participate in some free screenings.

Screenings available for a fee include: Blood Chemistry ($45), Colon Cancer Screening Kit ($45), Hemoglobin A1c Test ($35), Prostate Specific Antigen (male, $40), Testosterone (male, $50), High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein ($40), Blood Cell Count ($30), Blood Type ($35), Vitamin D ($60), Vitamin B12 ($25). Combine the Blood Chemistry and Hemoglobin tests for $70 and save $10. Save $20 by bundling Blood Chemistry, Hemoglobin, and Vitamin D for a total of $120.

This year they can offer a free colon cancer test to any person who qualifies. Vouchers are available at Mineral County Public Health by calling 719-658-2416.

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The Mineral County Public Health Council is teaming up with 9Health:365 to bring this one-stop medical opportunity to Creede.