St. Bernards to offer free health screenings, Lunch & Learn - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

St. Bernards to offer free health screenings, Lunch & Learn

The screenings and Lunch & Learn will be held at St. Bernards Health & Wellness. (Source: KAIT) The screenings and Lunch & Learn will be held at St. Bernards Health & Wellness. (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

St. Bernards will offer free health screenings and a lunch and learn on Friday, Aug. 11, at St. Bernards Health & Wellness, 1416 E. Matthews.

Area residents can take advantage of free screenings for total cholesterol, anemia, glucose, blood pressure, height/weight/body fat percentage, and body mass index from 7 to 10 a.m.

Additional tests will be available for minimal fees, including full lipid panel (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides for $8.50; hemoglobin A1C (average blood sugar over three months) for $6.50; and PSA (prostate specific antigen) for men 40 and older for $12.50.

Fasting for lab testing is strongly encouraged for 6 to 8 hours before the lab draw to increase accuracy of test results.

The August Lunch & Learn will focus on urinary incontinence and ways to improve it. Dr. Emma Jacobs with St. Bernards Urology Associates will be the featured speaker. The free lunch will be held from 12 to 1 p.m.

Those interested in attending the Lunch & Learn should call 1-870-207-7300 to make a reservation.

Both events will be held in the conference room at Health & Wellness.

Copyright 2017 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Experts: more kids drown in open bodies of water

    Experts: more kids drown in open bodies of water

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:03:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:37:22 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    More kids drown in open bodies of water than swimming pools, according to experts.

    More kids drown in open bodies of water than swimming pools, according to experts.

  • breaking

    Day wins Craighead County Judge race

    Day wins Craighead County Judge race

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:27:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:18:18 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Republican Marvin Day of Jonesboro has won the Craighead County Judge's race against opponent Jeff Presley. 

    Republican Marvin Day of Jonesboro has won the Craighead County Judge's race against opponent Jeff Presley. 

  • Arkansas Primary Voter Guide

    Arkansas Primary Voter Guide

    Sunday, May 6 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-06 19:02:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:17:41 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Voters will head to the polls May 22 to decide a variety of federal, state and local races, not to mention a pair of sales tax proposals.

    Voters will head to the polls May 22 to decide a variety of federal, state and local races, not to mention a pair of sales tax proposals.

Powered by Frankly