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    Remington College Partners with 9Health Fair to Host Southern Colorado Health Fair
    April 20th event will provide free or low-cost health screenings

    Colorado Springs, Colo. - April 6, 2009 - Colorado Springs residents can get access to more than 20 critical health screenings at the 9Health Fair, hosted by Remington CollegeĀ® on April 20th.

    From 8:00 am to noon, the public can take advantage of a variety of health screenings that are provided for free or at low-cost.

    Health screenings include:

    • Blood chemistry
    • Blood cell count
    • Prostatic Specific Antigen
    • Blood pressure and pulse
    • Vision
    • Hearing
    • Mental health
    • Osteoporosis
    • Lung function
    • Body fat
    • Finger stick glucose
    • Eye health
    • Talk with a health professional
    • Ask a pharmacist

    Participant requirements:

    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • Do not eat at least 12 hours before having blood drawn
    • Diabetics should not fast
    • Drink plenty of water before having blood drawn
    • Continue taking prescribed medications

    This is the second year that the Remington College- Colorado Springs Campus has hosted a 9Health Fair. Remington College offers diploma programs in the growing medical field, including Medical Assisting and Pharmacy Technician.

    This is the 30th year of the 9Health Fair, Colorado's largest non-profit, volunteer-driven health fair. It has earned the endorsements of the Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Nurses Association and the Colorado Hospital Association.

    Remington College-Colorado Springs Campus is located at 6050 Erin Park Dr. For more information, call (719)532-1234.

    Media contact:

    Frank Wolff
    Wellons Communications
    407-339-0879 office
    407-637-6000 cell
    Frank@wellonscommunications.com