On Wednesday, September 20th the Tionesta Lions Club Health Fair will be
held at St. Anthony’s Church, 112 Bridge St., in Tionesta from 7:30
AM until noon.
The community is invited to come to the Health Fair and take advantage
of the many services and information that will be available. There will
be Health Assessments: Body Mass Index screening and information, Hearing
Test by Professional Hearing Services, Lung Capacity testing, Osteoporosis
screening, Stroke screening including blood pressure screening and vision
Educational displays will also be available such as AARP, Adiago Health,
Agency on Aging, Cancer Society, Children and Youth, VNA, Diabetes Education,
Forest Co. Assistance Office, Healthy Eating, Health Insurance Navigator,
Home Medical, Nutritional, Union Orothotic and Prosthetics, PA State Police
Community Outreach, Vantage, Venango Association for the Blind and WIC.
Titusville Area Hospital will also have a representative from the business
office there to review billing questions, explain insurance terminology,
explanation of insurance benefits, and much more.
A Blood Screening is also being offered for $50. This includes 20 lab tests
including general testing for: Kidney Function, Liver Function, Thyroid
Function, Heart Disease, Cholesterol, Diabetes/Glucose (Blood Sugar),
Blood Count, Calcium and Electrolytes. The registration deadline for this
screening is Monday, Sept. 18th. Call the Titusville Area Hospital 814-827-1852
ext. 2300 to make an appointment.
Flu Vaccines will also be available at a cost. No appointment is necessary.
The St. Anthony’s Ladies Guild will be providing Breakfast for the
blood work participants. All others will be able to purchase a breakfast for $5.
Sponsoring the event along with the Tionesta Lions Club is the Titusville
Area Hospital and UPMC Northwest.