Next IVCH Healthy Heart Screening is April 13
The next Illinois Valley Community Hospital Healthy Heart cardiac risk
factor screening is scheduled for 6:00-10:00 a.m. Friday, April 13, at
the IVCH Center for Physical Rehabilitation and Aquatics at 310 Walnut
Street in Peru, next to the Illinois Valley YMCA.
Offered twice a year by IVCH, a Healthy Heart checkup gives participants
a complete lipid profile (including the ratio between HDL and LDL cholesterol)
along with measurements of blood sugar, blood pressure, triglycerides
After receiving the screening results, each participant is offered an opportunity
to talk with an IVCH nurse about their significance in the development
of heart disease and diabetes. A copy of the results is also sent to each
participant’s personal physician.
The fee for a Healthy Heart checkup is $30. Pre-registration is required
by calling IVCH at 815-780-4642.