Health Expo offers free screenings

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COLUMBIA - Hepatitis C Alliance is hosting the Mid-Missouri Health Expo Monday morning.

The event will take place from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. at Parkade Plaza.

A variety of free health screenings is available including cholesterol, blood glucose, triglycerides, HDL, LDL, blood pressure, body composition analysis, Hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.

The Hepatitis C Alliance says it expects more than 50 organizations to participate and over a thousand people to attend. 

There will also be chances to win prizes. 

People may make appointments, but walk-ins are also welcome.

For best results, fasting 8-12 hours before the tests is recommended.