Health Dept. offers free cholesterol screening

The Montezuma County Public Health Department is offering free cholesterol screening for residents of Montezuma and Dolores Counties through their Colorado Heart Healthy Solutions program. Screening consists of a finger-stick blood sample, blood pressure reading, height and weight reading, and guidelines for good cardiovascular health. Results are immediately available. Twelve-hour fasting is suggested. For an appointment, please call 565-3056 ext. 248.