Open House at hospital Oct. 12

Margaretville — Seasonal flu shots will be offered as part of a Fall Health Fair at Margaretville Hospital on Monday, Oct. 12 in the hospital lobby. The flu shots, which are offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be completely covered by Medicare or Medicaid insurance. The cash price for flu shots is $31.
Free services provided at the Fall Health Fair from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. will include: blood pressure readings, blood glucose testing, Body Mass Indexing and Heel sonogram (pre-screening to bone density testing).
From 7-11 a.m., visitors can receive a Full Cholesterol Panel (triglycerides, LDL, HDL). Anyone interested in the free cholesterol testing must fast for 12 hours prior to the test.
Other screenings offered from 7-11 a.m. include Prostatic Specific Antigen (PSA) and Hemoglobin —HA1C (diabetic).
Hospital staff will be on hand to answer questions from participants on many health-related topics. Visitors will be welcome to enjoy free refreshments.
The hospital is located 42084 Route 28, Margaretville. For more information, please call 845 586-2631.
Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center, an 82-bed skilled nursing facility, are members of HealthAlliance.