Low-cost cholesterol screenings offered

The Trumbull Monroe Health District (TMHD) will be offering low-cost cholesterol screenings during the months of May and June. All clinics take place at the TMHD offices, 2 Corporate Drive, Suite 116, Trumbull. Fasting is required.

Low-cost cholesterol screenings are scheduled for:

• Monday, May 11, from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

• Tuesday, May 12, from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

• Thursday, June 4, from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

• Friday, June 5, from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

This simple blood test 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.

If the above dates do not fit your schedule, speak with the public health nurse to make other arrangements.

The cost is $25, (cash and check are accepted). Appointments are required; call 203-452-5195.

The mission of the Trumbull Monroe Health District is to protect the health of residents, and to prevent disease. For more information on the Trumbull Monroe Health District call 452-5195, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.