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Free health screenings available tomorrow in High Point

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — Free health screenings will be available Thursday in High Point.

The Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency is providing the screenings from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Morehead Recreation Center, located at 101 Price St., as part of its annual Community Health and Family Day.

No appointments are necessary for the screenings, which are available for men, women and children of all ages.

The screenings will be conducted by nurses and physicians, who will check for Sickle Cell, blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, HIV and syphilis.  Prostate, breast and cervical cancer assessments, along with a Chiropractic and body fat analysis, will also be offered.

Representatives from local health agencies will also be available to discuss health issues and offer advice.

The event is cosponsored by the High Point Parks and Recreation Department and Community Care of North Carolina.