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Centegra will host Health Strong event

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Health System will host the seventh annual Health Strong Woman event Thursday as a reminder to women of McHenry County to take care of their health and wellness.

It will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake. Admission is $10.

A vascular screening, which costs $129, is a comprehensive package that includes an ultrasound to detect plaque buildup in the carotid artery.

Performed in the Centegra Wellness on the Move mobile health unit during the event, the results are confidential and a follow-up report will be mailed to the patient so results can be shared with a physician.

Call 877-236-8347 to schedule an appointment. 

Attendees will enjoy a lunch and free health screenings, which include blood pressure, bone density, carpal tunnel and diabetes and foot screenings.

Guests will receive a $10 gift card to Algonquin Commons upon arrival and have a shot at raffle prizes.

Author, humorist and cancer survivor Mimi Donaldson will be a guest speaker. In her book, “Bless Your Stress – It Means You’re Alive,” Donaldson shares simple strategies on how to laugh at all that life throws at a person.

To register, visit www.centegra.org/healthstrong or call 877-236-8347.

There is limited seating.

The first 300 to register and attend will receive a free salad shaker. 

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