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McHenry County Department of Health taking appointments for cholesterol screening

Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 11:44 a.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 11:46 a.m. CST

The McHenry County Department of Health continues taking appointments for its upcoming cholesterol screening.

The screening will take place on Thursday, April 10 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Greenwood Township building at 5211 Miller Road in Wonder Lake.

A 12-hour fast is required for the screening, which includes total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, fasting blood glucose, triglycerides, blood pressure and cardiovascular education.

Appointments are requried and can be made by calling 815-334-4851. The cost is $35.

For more information on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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