By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Eastside Medical Center to host community health screenings

SNELLVILLE --Eastside Medical Center and H2U (Health to You Program) will host a Community Health Screening on Thursday, July 21, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. in Classrooms 1 & 2 at the Main Campus at Eastside Medical Center.

This screening will include the following: fasting blood sugar ($3.80), cholesterol ($5), total lipid profile which includes total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL and LDL, and cardiac risk factors ($17.90). Free blood pressure checks will also be available. You must fast from 8:00pm the evening before with no more than a sip of water to take any required medication. You must also provide your physician’s name, address and zip code at time of testing. Please remember to wear short sleeves. Your Social Security number will need to be provided for identification purposes to partake in these screenings, and you must be at least 18 years of age to participate. A copy of the results will be mailed directly to you and your physician at no extra charge. This event is open to the public. No pre-registration required. Participants will be served on a first come, first serve basis. Cash or check accepted. Eastside Medical Center looks forward to serving you, please visit our website for more information call the H2U office at (770)982-2358.

Reliable health information is the foundation for a lifetime of good health. The H2U (Health to You) program is a unique healthcare organization that empowers its members to manage their health and live a healthy lifestyle. Members are provided with updates on medical discoveries, advances and treatment options. Through the H2U website, newsletters, and national magazine, members stay up-to-date with scheduled educational and health events. Members are part of a community hospital and belong to a group with members who share these interests and enjoy opportunities for social interaction. Local and national discounts are available. Membership is only $20 annually. For more information, call the H2U office, 770-982-2358, or visit http://www.eastsidemedical.com/ and click on SERVICES.

About Eastside
Eastside Medical Center has been a healthcare leader for more than 30 years providing quality care to patients in Gwinnett and surrounding counties. Eastside is a 310-bed comprehensive facility offering medical and surgical programs including heart and vascular, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, spine and wellness center, 24-hour emergency, pediatric emergency, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, women’s services, wound clinic, and behavioral health. With our exceptional medical staff of 500 board certified physicians, 1200 employees, and 400 volunteers, we are committed to being your center of excellence. In 2013, Eastside received full Chest Pain Center Accreditation, earned The Joint Commission’s “Gold Seal of Approval” for quality and safety in disease-specific joint replacement care and the Blue Distinction Centers Program for spine surgery. For more information about the services offered and health plans accepted, call 770-979-0200 or visit our website at http://www.Eastsidemedical.com. We are located at 1700 Medical Way, Snellville, Georgia.