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CONTACT: TOM WALLJASPER
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-7353
e-mail: tom-walljasper@uiowa.edu

Release: July 20, 2000

UI Health Care to offer free cholesterol screenings at fair July 27

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Health Care will offer free cholesterol screenings from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at the Johnson County Fair.

The CHAMPS (Cardiovascular Health Assessment, Management and Prevention Services) Program, in conjunction with UI Heart Care, is offering the 10-minute screenings that will include a discussion of the results with a CHAMPS staff member. Fasting is not required.

Appointments are not necessary. Screenings will be done on a drop-in basis.

UI Health Care's display will be in the Community Theatre Building on the Johnson County Fairgrounds. For more information, call 384-7353.

 

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