Montezuma County Health Department offers free cardiovascular and cholesterol screenings

The Montezuma County Public Health Department offers free cardiovascular and cholesterol screenings for residents of Montezuma County. Screenings consist of a finger-stick cholesterol check, blood pressure reading, height and weight check and blood glucose readings. A 10-year risk score will be calculated and individualized treatment and lifestyle recommendations will be made for participants based on screening results. Fasting is recommended but not required. Screenings are held by appointment at the Public Health Department at 106 W. North st. For an appointment or for more information, please call Cindy at 565-3056 ext. 248.