Cholesterol screening

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County will offer a cholesterol screening on Monday, Aug. 8, at the agency’s offices in Suite 114 of the Health and Wellness Center at iPark, 761 Main Avenue, Norwalk. The screening is by appointment only and will be held from 8:45 a.m. until noon.

The screening includes total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose, as well as blood pressure and body mass calculation. A private health counseling session with a registered nurse will be provided.

The screening involves a simple, finger-stick blood test and results will be available within 10 minutes. The cost is $30 payable by cash or check.  Fasting for 12 hours prior to the test is suggested but not required.

For information or to schedule an appointment, 203-762-8958.