ST. PAUL, Minn. --- Do you know your blood pressure reading? Do you know your bone density score? How about your blood type and your blood glucose level? Is wax clogging your ears and affecting your hearing? Do you 'Know Your Numbers?'
Health Fair 11 at the Fair invites you to get checked out while visiting the Minnesota State Fair. This is the twelfth year that Health Fair 11 has offered free or low-cost health screenings at the Fair. Fifteen organizations are taking part in this year's health fair.
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To help you Know Your Numbers, Health Fair 11 has created a health tracking chart. Bring it to the Fair and start tracking your health results. We've also created a map to help you find us on the fairgrounds. Download the chart and map by clicking here.
Health Fair 11 at the Fair is located on the fairgrounds at the intersection of Dan Patch Avenue and Cooper Streets. The building is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Minnesota State Fair runs August 23 - September 3, 2012.
To learn more about the organizations and screenings offered at, click on the links listed below.
Blood typing - Memorial Blood Centers
Retina scans - Minnesota Optometric Association
Food allergies - Anaphylaxis & Food Allergy Association
Celiac disease & Gluten-free food list - Northland Celiac Support Group
Lead testing & UCare bags - UCare
Flu shots - Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency (MVNA)
Blood pressure checks - American Red Cross
Glucose checks & weight scale - North Memorial
Prevent diabetes - YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program
Bone density & body composition - Health Strategies
Concussion recovery - Minnesota Chapter American Physical Therapy Association
Hearing checks - Minnesota Academy of Audiology
Urban living garden - Linder's Garden Center
CaringBridge Photos of hope - CaringBridge
Health Insurance Exchange information - Minnesota Department of Commerce
Health Fair 11 at the Fair is a project of Health Fair 11, a nonprofit organization. Sponsoring partners include KARE 11 TV, UCare, and North Memorial.