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VMH to Offer a Variety of Free Health Tests and Training at 2022 Allamakee County Fair

Veterans Memorial Hospital will be offering a variety of free health tests and education at the 2022 Allamakee County Fair.  Testing and educational materials will change daily and will include the following schedule:

  • Thursday, July 21, 3:00-7:00 p.m.— Free blood sugar and diabetes testing by Angie Mettille, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator, of the Veterans Memorial Hospital Diabetes Department.
  • Friday, July 22, 3:00-7:00 p.m.— Free blood pressure checks by Veterans Memorial Hospital Community and Home Care nurse Juli Viet, RN.
  • Saturday, July 23, 4:00-7:00 p.m.— Complimentary chair massages by Shannon Bernatz, Certified Massage Therapist at Veterans Memorial Hospital.
  • Sunday, July 24, 9am-1pm.—hands on practice to learn Hands Only CPR.

Veterans Memorial Hospital will also be offering a photo booth throughout the fair to encourage youth to enter the medical field.

As always, Veterans Memorial Hospital will have a medical kit available for any first aide emergencies on the Fairgrounds.  The hospital booth will be located inside the Fairgrounds Pavilion building on the stage area.