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Freeman offers affordable screening day

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JOPLIN, MISSOURI -

Freeman Health Systems offered a screenings day on Saturday morning. Open to the public, participants received about $500 worth of screenings for only $10. Among the screenings available were bone density, body composition and blood pressure. Shelby Allen serves as the supervisor of the Prevention and Wellness team.

"We are providing a community health fair, this fair is open to all community members who might like to have some screenings done. It's important for everyone to have a baseline of some kind if they've not ever had a screening; otherwise, if you're re-checking things it's just a great time to get that done at a very minimal cost," Allen said.

Additional screenings were made available at a reduced cost if participants had reason to suspect other health issues.

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