The Rotary Club of Canton and Mercy Medical Center have again partnered to bring very low-cost blood screenings to the Stark County community. On Saturday, Nov. 2, the health fair will take place from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton. Mercy Hall is located directly behind the hospital’s main parking garage.
For just $40, community members can purchase a Basic Panelof blood screenings, which include: CBC with differential, CMP, lipid profile and thyroid (TSH). This Basic Panel tests for cholesterol, anemia and kidney/liver function and provides over 30 results. In addition to the $40 Basic Panel, several optional screenings will also be offered, including:
A1C Hemoglobin $15 PSA $15 Vitamin D 25-Hydroxy $48
A 12-hour fast is recommended for more accurate results. To register in advance, please call the Canton Rotary at 330-452-2882. Registration is also available online 24-hours a day, 7 days a week by visiting www.cantonrotary.org. Although registration is preferred, walk-in appointments are also welcome. Rotary Club of Canton will accept cash, check and credit card (VISA and MASTERCARD) for the above screenings.
In addition to the blood screenings, Mercy Medical Center is offering a FREE Health Fair. Mercy Heart Center, Weight Management, Therapy Services, Cancer Center, Respiratory Therapy and Smoking Cessation will be on site providing FREE blood pressure checks, strength and balance assessments, body mass index (BMI) readings, pulmonary function testing (PFTs) and carbon monoxide measurement screenings.