Low-cost cholesterol screenings offered

The Trumbull Monroe Health District (TMHD) will offer low-cost cholesterol screenings in early December. All clinics will take place at the TMHD offices, 2 Corporate Drive, Suite 116, Trumbull. Fasting is required. The cost for the screening is $25, cash and check are accepted. Appointments are required. Schedule your appointment today by calling TMHD at 203-452-5195.

Low-cost cholesterol screenings are scheduled for:

• Wednesday, Dec. 3, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

• Thursday, Dec. 4, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

This simple blood test offered at TMHD will provide you with your cholesterol levels within minutes. TMHD public health nurse will review the results and provide steps that you can take to prevent, or reduce, high cholesterol levels during the same appointment.

The lipid profile screening offered includes total, LDL and HDL cholesterol levels, blood sugar and triglyceride levels.

Call TMHD at 203-452-5195 to schedule an appointment or for more information. If the above dates do not fit your schedule speak with the public health nurse to make other arrangements.