February is American Heart Month. To observe this occasion Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital will be at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E. 12th, on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. to offer free cholesterol screening. There will be pamphlets and information available on cholesterol. SNCHD stresses the importance of good health and encourages the community to take advantage of the monthly events that are sponsored each month.
The health department will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20 for President’s Day.
Immunization clinics are held every Wednesday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. and the second Wednesday of each month until 6 p.m.
Family Planning services are available through several funding sources. Services include pap smears, breast exams, pregnancy testing, methods of birth control, and screening and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. For an appointment call 235-2869.
For more information about the health department's services, visit their web site at www.nolancountyhealth.com .
The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age.