Free cholesterol tests in September

In recognition of National Cholesterol Education Month, the Health District is offering free cholesterol tests in September to all district residents. The regular cost is $15.

The test includes results for total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides and blood glucose, as well as a blood-pressure check and interpretation of test results by a registered nurse.

A complete list of screening dates and locations is available at healthdistrict.org/heart. An appointment is required. For more information or to make an appointment, call the Health District at 970-224-5209.

The Health District encompasses the northern two-thirds of Larimer County and includes the cities of Fort Collins, Timnath, Laporte, Wellington and Red Feather Lakes.