McDowell sponsors free health screenings
Ephraim McDowell Health is sponsoring a free health screening 7-10 a.m. Wednesday at Centenary United Methodist Church. Walk-ins are welcome.
Health screenings that will be offered are cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, stress vulnerability, lung capacity, sleep disorder, stroke, depression, sun damage and take-home colorectal cancer screening kits (over age 50). After the screenings are complete, participants will have the opportunity to discuss their results with a licensed health professional.
Participants should not eat 12 hours prior to their screening if they would like to have the blood test that gives them a full lipid panel. This gives the participant detailed information including their HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose.
The screenings are open to the public for anyone 18 years and older.
Boyle County Fire Protection District Board of Trustees — 6 p.m. Tuesday at Station 1/headquarters building.
Casey County Board of Education — 7 p.m. Tuesday at the central office. Agenda includes superintendent selection training and an amendment to the graduation date.
Danville-Boyle County Economic Development Partnership Board — 8 a.m. Wednesday in the conference room at the Boyle County Public Library.
Boyle County Senior Citizens Center Board — 5 p.m. Wednesday at the senior citizens center.¿Agenda items include director’s report and financial report.
Mercer County Board of Education — 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mercer County Senior High School.