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Cholesterol screening offered April 10

Published: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:06 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:14 a.m. CDT

WONDER LAKE – The McHenry County Department of Health will offer a cholesterol screening from 7 to 9 a.m. April 10 at Greenwood Township, 5211 Miller Road, Wonder Lake.

Appointments are required at 815-334-4851. The cost is $35. The screening requires a 12-hour fast and includes total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, fasting blood glucose, triglycerides, blood pressure and cardiovascular education.   

For information on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/what_you_can_do.htm.

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