Thompson Health, Finger Lakes Cardiology Associates and Wegmans Food Markets have teamed up to help Wegmans customers be heart healthy.
This Saturday, Oct. 22, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., a Heart Health Fair will be held at the Canandaigua Wegmans, 345 Eastern Blvd.
Customers will receive free health information and demonstrations from experts stationed throughout the store, with topics including not only heart health but stroke risks, diabetes and healthy nutrition.
In addition, health screening tests will be offered, on site, to anyone 18 years and older. For $8 per person, these screenings require a simple finger prick and take just 20 minutes. They include a lipid profile (HDL, LDL and triglycerides), body mass index (BMI), blood glucose test and blood pressure screening.
Physicians from Finger Lakes Cardiology Associates will be on hand to speak with customers about their screening results.
In addition, customers who enter the health fair via the welcome table in the store’s foyer will receive a “passport” card, which they can take to each station. Customers with a stamp from at least one station will be eligible for a drawing for prizes that include Wegmans gift cards and gift certificates to The BodyMind Center at Thompson Health.