24th Annual Community Health Fair

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) is holding its 24th annual HealthCheck Community Health Fair and Screening on Thursday, April 22nd, 2010, from 6am to 7pm at the City of San Marco Conference Center at Embassy Suites.

The event includes the following sessions: Arthritis 101, Diabetes 101, Heart Health, Family Health Roundtable, Act in Time: Heart Attack Warnings, and Fall Prevention.

You can also obtain blood analysis for $35 (regular costs would be approximately $400), which includes a screening for glucose, renal and liver disorders, lipid panel (cholesterol and triglycerides) and a complete blood cell count.

Tests for Prostate Specific Antigens (PSA), Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, and Carotid Artery Screening are available for $15 each.

A pre-event blood draw is available in Kyle from April 12-13, 2010, at the CTMC Kyle Clinic at 151A Kirkham Circle.

Register online at the hospital website.

Community Cancer Awareness Panel

Seton Medical Center Hays is hosting the “Ask the Doctor: Community Cancer Awareness” panel.

Attend for an opportunity to learn about common cancers, cancer risk factors, early detection, and prevention.

The event is Thursday, March 11, 2010, from 7pm until 8:30pm.

The hospital is located at 6001 Kyle Parkway, Kyle, Texas.

From Austin:

Take IH 35 South.
Take Exit 215 and stay in the left lane.
Turn left at the light to cross over the highway.
Drive straight through the light on the other side of the highway (Kyle Parkway headed East).
The hospital is on the left.

From San Marcos:

Take IH-35 North
Take Exit 215
At the intersection of FM 1626/Kyle Parkway and the IH-35 frontage road, take a right
The hospital will be on your left

Seton Medical Center Hays hosts a Baby Shower

Our new hospital, Seton Medical Center Hays, will host a free event for expectant and new mothers, on Saturday October 24th from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

You will have a chance to tour the women’s center and attend education seminars. In addition, there will be baby and maternity product demonstrations, door prizes and fun children’s activities.

You can also have your car seat inspected from 9:00am to 1:00pm, by appointment only. Please call (512) 324-TOTS to reserve your time.

The hospital is located at 6001 Kyle Parkway, Kyle, TX.