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TWU to host fifth
annual community health fair
Denton-area residents can check on their health and have fun
in the process when Texas Woman’s University hosts its
fifth annual Well Wednesday Community Health Fair on April
5. The event is co-sponsored by Texas Cancer Center —
Denton, an affiliate of Texas Oncology, PA.
Admission to the
event is free and open to the public. The health fair is scheduled
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Pioneer Hall, located on Bell Avenue
on TWU’s Denton campus. Parking will be available in
the visitors’ lot, located at the northwest corner of
Bell Avenue and Administration Drive. For more information,
contact Priyanka Lalwani, TWU health education coordinator,
at (940) 898-3833 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many of the services
are provided free of charge, including blood pressure checks,
spinal checks, foot screenings and blood glucose screening.
Free neck and back massages also will be available.
checks will be available for $15 to $25. Fasting for eight
to 10 hours prior to the screening is recommended. Blood lipid
profiles will be available for $50.
The Methodist Health
System’s Mobile Mammography Unit will provide screenings
for $98 for those who schedule an appointment in advance.
Appointments may be made by calling (800) 727-6131. All major
insurance claims will be filed.
Nearly 35 vendors
will be represented at Well Wednesday, including the Denton
County Health Department, ExHALE Services, Lone Star Screening,
Lone Star Rehabilitation, Friends of the Family and, from
TWU, the Dental Hygiene
Tel: (940) 898-3456