HEALTH SCREENINGS

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TIME:  9:00 AM – 4:00 PM DAILY
LOCATION:  HORTICULTURE BUILDING

Daily health screening at the Health and Safety Center during all three days of the Big Iron Farm Show.

The North Dakota State University School of Pharmacy is offering cholesterol, blood sugar, hemoglobin A1c, hepatitis C and blood pressure screenings during the Big Iron Farm Show. Fourth-year pharmacy students precepted by pharmacists will perform the screenings. Most screenings take less than 10 minutes and no fasting is necessary!

  • NEW – Hemoglobin A1C Screenings: $15
  • Hepatitis C screenings: $25
  • Cholesterol screenings:  $20
  • Blood sugar screenings: $5
  • Blood pressure checks are free of cost.

Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) Speech-Language-Hearing Department, in partnership with the FM Sertoma Club, will be conducting free hearing screenings in a portable audio booth.  Children and adults are welcome.  They will also be distributing free information about hearing loss and free earplugs.

The N.D. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Rural Services are available to farmers, ranchers and people living in the rural community who are experiencing difficulties doing their job because of a permanent injury, illness or impairment. During the health screenings, free information will be available on services that may be provided through DVR.

Essentia Health’s partnership with the Big Iron Farm Show is an excellent opportunity for participants to receive valuable information about the warning signs of stroke and how to reduce the risk of stroke.

Essentia Health Fargo recently achieved Comprehensive Stroke Center designation, the first hospital in North Dakota to receive this! This means the center is dedicated to providing the community with the best stroke education, prevention and treatment. Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in North Dakota and more than 80 percent of strokes are preventable!