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Battlement Mesa and Rifle spring health fairs announced

Grand River Hospital District will hold spring health fairs in Battlement Mesa and Rifle.

The Battlement Mesa Health Fair will be held from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, March 5, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. It offers low cost blood tests, blood pressure screenings and other tests.

Grand River partners with the Parachute/Battlement Mesa Parks and Recreation District, Battlement Mesa Activity Center, and the Grand Valley Ambulance Service to offer this health fair.

The Rifle 9Health Fair will be held from 7:30-11 a.m. Saturday, April 2, at Grand River Hospital and Medical Center in Rifle and offers low cost blood tests and free screenings, including prostate, skin, lung function, a limited number of mammograms for qualified women, and more.

Pap smears will not be offered at this year’s health fair, but women will be able to get enrolled in programs that can assist them in getting valuable women’s health screenings. Grand River partners with 9Health Fair, a statewide organization, to offer this health fair to the community.

There are four pre-registration dates for the 9Health Fair:

Monday, March 28, and Wednesday, March 30, from 4 – 6 p.m. at Grand River Hospital and Medical Center.

And Tuesday, March 29, and Thursday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rifle Senior Center.

Participants for both health fairs are reminded to fast for 12 hours before getting blood tests to ensure the most accurate results.

For more information about the Battlement Mesa Health Fair or the 9Health Fair, call (970) 625-6439.

For more information about the 9Health Fair organization and a more detailed list of blood tests, visit http://www.9healthfair.org or call 1 (800) 332-3078.


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