Wilton’s Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County will offer a cholesterol screening on Monday, Jan. 12, at the agency’s offices in Suite 114 at the Health and Wellness Center, 761 Main Avenue (Route 7) on the Wilton/Norwalk town line. The screening is by appointment only and will be held from 8:45 until 11:45 a.m.
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 $26 payable by cash or check. Fasting for 12 hours prior to the test is suggested but not required.