Media Advisory: Polk County Health Department Hosts Diabetes Screening Day
Polk County Health Department Hosts Diabetes Screening Day
(Des Moines, IA) – The Polk County Health Department will host a Diabetes Screening Day on Monday, August 25, 2014 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. The event will be held at the Polk County Health Department (1907 Carpenter Ave. Des Moines) and individuals will receive a free diabetes screening, access to resources to manage or prevent diabetes and immunization information.
Screenings will be available and free of charge to any Polk County resident. In order to be tested, do not eat or drink anything other than water for eight hours prior to event. Please bring all prescriptions, over the counter medications you are taking and immunization records.
For more information regarding Diabetes Screening Day, please call (515) 286-3848 or visit our web site at www.polkcountyiowa.gov/health.