Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (February 27, 2013)---If you are 18 or older, find high-quality free and low-cost health screenings for serious illnesses, such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, and heart disease, at the Project Healthy Living event at the William Costick Center at 28600 Eleven Mile Road in Farmington Hills. This free, open-to-the-public public health event is locally sponsored by the Farmington Area Commission on Aging, the City of Farmington Hills Senior Division, and Botsford Hospital. This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2013. Enter the Costick Center through Door A.
Receiving regular health screenings are essential steps to protect your family from "silent-killer" diseases that don't present symptoms. Free testing services include balance, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), bone density (9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. only), hearing, height and weight, lung function, memory, and vision. Counseling and referral are also free services. For nominal fees, blood testing and analysis ($5 to $50) and ultrasounds measuring blockage of the arteries and EKGs of the heart ($25 to $199) will be available.
For more information or to pre-register and pay for the tests and services you want, please visit http://projecthealthyliving.org. Or, you may call (248) 473-1830.
ABOUT BEAUMONT HEALTH
Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare in 2014 to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to the highest quality, compassionate care, no matter where they live in southeast Michigan. The organization has budgeted net revenue of $4.1 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2014, the combined organizations had 175,675 inpatient admissions, 16,229 births and 492,148 emergency visits. Beaumont Health is the largest health system in Michigan for inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. For more information, visit beaumonthealth.org.
MEDIA CONTACT: Lynn C. Anderson, Director, Marketing & Public Relations or Beth Montalvo, Publications & Media Relations Coordinator
PHONE: (248) 442-7986
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