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Monday, February 23, 2009

Shoppers can add health screenings to their Marsh grocery list at Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, Ind. – Before shoppers head to the check out lines at Marsh Supermarket they might want to check out the free family health fair and screenings, 9 a.m. until noon, Saturday, March 7.

The event is sponsored by Marsh Supermarket and Pharmacy, St. Francis Plainfield Health Center, St. Francis Hospital-Mooresville and the Indiana Heart Physicians at St. Francis.

Among the screenings available: cholesterol, glucose (requires 2 to 4 hour fast prior to screening), blood pressure, bone density and visit a hand-washing station – a fun way for youngsters and adults to learn why hand washing it vital to good health. St. Francis staff also will provide colorectal and breast cancer risk assessments, and drug interaction and disposal information.

Other activities and door prizes also are part of the event. For more information, call 317- 834-9539.

Marsh is located at 2002 Stratford Road.