Health screenings available on Thursday

Residents living in and around the Mount Airy can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with screenings by Life Line Screening later this week.

Grace Moravian Church, at 1401 N Main St.m will host this community event on Thursday.

Screenings can check for:

• The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.

• HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels

• Diabetes risk

• Bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis

• Kidney and thyroid function, and more

Screenings are accessible for wheelchairs and those with trouble walking. Free parking is also available.

Packages start at $149, but consultants will work with those seeking screenings to create a package that is right based on age and risk factors. Those wishing to participate should inquire about the Wellness Gold Membership Program with allows customers to get all the screenings they need now, but pay $19.95 a month. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit thewebsite at www.lifelinescreening.com.

Advance registration is required.