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Grand River Health hosts 9Health Fair Saturday in Rifle

Grand River ER Tech Ryan Reeves and OT Phyllis Zilm take care of community members at last year's 9Health Fair in Rifle.
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Grand River Health’s 9Health Fair is set to take place Saturday, April 13, at Grand River Hospital, 501 Airport Road, in Rifle.

The morning event, from 7–11 a.m., will be held at the hospital and offers a variety of low-cost and free screenings and tests.

Those attending can receive a variety of blood screening tests for prices ranging from $25 to $50, plus free testing including blood pressure, breast, skin, lung function, hearing, vision and more, according to a press release.

There will also be a limited number of free mammograms and DEXA (bone density) scans offered.

Grand River Health partners with 9Health Fair, a statewide organization, to offer the health fair to the community.

Preregistration is offered online for the 9Health Fair. For this year’s prices, screenings and preregistration, go to http://www.grandriverhealth.org and click on the 9Health Fair icon.

9Health Fair officials add that participants do not need to fast before getting blood tests to ensure the most accurate results.

According to the news release, regular screenings, blood work, and check ups can be essential to good health and can flag potential medical issues.

For more information on the 9Health Fair, call 970-625-6433, visit http://www.9healthfair.org or call 1-800-332-3078.


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