LEWISTON – The Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute Wellness Van will visit the following locations in December:

Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oxford Wal-Mart.

Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Augusta Wal-Mart.

Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mexico Wal-Mart.

During the stops, two CMHVI health counselors will provide blood pressure checks, osteoporosis screenings and cholesterol screenings. There will be a $10 fee for a cholesterol screening.

Also available will be CMHVI’s ScoreKeeper cardiovascular risk assessment, a computer application that provides an assessment of an individuals cardiac health in a personalized health status report.

A ScoreKeeper report, coupled with the advice of a qualified healthier professional, can be used to develop recommendations for modifying risk factors for cardiac disease and create a health self-management plan.

If the ScoreKeeper participant requests, a report identifying risk factors and plans for modifying health risks is mailed to his or her primary care provider.

Advance appointments are not necessary. Anyone interested in more information about CMMC Wellness Van services should call 795-8240 or e-mail [email protected]

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