Health Screenings & Fairs

Free Vein Screening Event

When 
Tuesday 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Blacksburg Library - 200 Miller St., SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060

If you have varicose veins, your legs may feel tired, restless, heavy and/or crampy.  Standing and/or sitting may worsen your symptoms over time.  You may also experience night cramps.  

Come and join our Carilion Clinic Vascular surgeon, Dr. Ash Raju, M.D., for a free presentation and vein screening to determine your risk factors.  

Please wear loose-fitting clothing - - - shorts are best!

Registration is required.  To register and/or for more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 during regular business hours.

Blood Pressure Screening

When 
Friday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Vinton Farmers Market - 204 West Lee Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

Carilion Clinic has partnered with Vinton Farmer's Market to bring you Health Screenings while you shop for food! The Vinton Farmer's Market is located in downtown Vinton since 1988.  "The market has provided a convenient location for local farmers to sell fresh produce, eggs, homemade baked goods, jam, jellies, greenery, handmade crafts, flowers and plants."

Come by and see us at the Vinton Farmer's Market and have our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure.

The Cost is Free! We look forward to seeing you there! 

Diabetes Assessment at Vinton Farmers Market

When 
Friday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Vinton Farmers' Market - 204 West Lee Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

Carilion Clinic and the Vinton Farmers' Market has partnered together to bring you Diabetes Assessment Testing.

Stop by the Vinton Farmers' Market and have our Carilion Clinic Health Educators give you a Diabetes Assessment.

If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (800) 422-8482 and/or the Town of Vinton's Special Programs Coordinator, Mary Beth Layman at (540) 983-0613 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Cholesterol Screening

When 
Tuesday 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where 
Lancerlot Sports Complex - 1110 Vinyard Road, Vinton, VA 24179

Carilion Clinic is excited to provide a Cholesterol Screening to your Community.  This screening event will provide you a full Cholesterol Health Screeing with same day results.  

Screening will include:

  • Total Cholesterol
  • HDL/LDL Cholesterol
  • Triglycerides
  • Glucose

If participating in this Cholesterol Screening please be aware that it is recommended, but not required, that you fast twelve (12) hours prior to having your blood drawn.  Please make sure and drink plenty of water and take any prescribed medications as directed.  The Cholesterol check will be administered by a finger-stick.

Registration is required for this Event by contacting Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.  

For more information about this Screening, please feel free to also contact Carilion Community Health Educator, Julie Blanchard, M.S. at (540) 983-4072 and/or jwblanchard@carilionclinic.org.  

The Roanoke Public Libraries Annual Health & Safety Fair

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where 
Elmwood Park and along Franklin Road

The Roanoke Public LIbraries will be hosting its Annual Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, April 30, 2016.  In the past six (6) years this event has drawn over 3,500 people in attendance and over 75 different Health and Safety vendors along with local businesses that provide services to the Roanoke Valley.  Over 75 vendor booths are planned for this event, including: Carilion Cinic, Emergency vehicles, Blood Mobile, DMV2Go trailer, K9 demos, Face painters, Balloon bounces, E-911 booth and much more!

Vendor and attendee Parking will be provided free at the parking garage on the corner of Williamson and Franklin Road.  
This is a Free event for the Community.  There will be food vendor's on-site to sell food and drinks.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor and/or being a sponsor or you would like further information, please contact Jason Lane with The Roanoke Public Libraries at (540) 519-0935 or jason.lane@roanokeva.gov

We look forward to seeing you there!

Foot Health Presentation and Foot Fair

When 
Tuesday 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where 
Westlake YMCA l 293 Firstwatch Dr., Moneta, VA 24121

Join in with Carilion Clinic Podiatrist, Dr. Robert Schopf, D.P.M., as he features a presentation on "Common Foot Ailments" and "The Aging Foot".  Other related information such as the following will also be available:

  • Foot strengthening demos
  • Vendors
  • Foot measurements and much more!

For more information and/or any questions you may have, please contact Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569 or glnordhaus@carilionclinic.org. 

Blood Pressure and Diabetes Assessment/Risk Screening

When 
Friday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where 
Goodwill Retail Store l 6315 Archcrest Dr., Roanoke, VA 24019 (Corner of Peters Creek & Airport Road)

Come by and see us at the Goodwill Retail Store and have our Community Health Educators take your Blood Pressure and Diabetes Assessment.

No Registration required.

For more information and/or any questions you may have, please contact Janet (Diane) Hylton, RN at (540) 983-4073 or email: jlhylton@carilionclinic.org.

Free Cholesterol Screening

When 
Wednesday 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where 
Rockingham Court United Methodist Church l 4615 Bryan Road, SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

This screening event will provide you a full lipid profile - involves a finger stick with same day results.  No appointment needed!

If participating in the full lipid profile (cholesterol screening) please be aware that it is recommended that you fast about twelve (12) hours prior to having your blood drawn.  Please drink plenty of water and take any prescribed medications as directed.

Should you have any questions and/or concerns or for more information, please contact Julie Blanchard, Carilion Health Educator at 540-983-4072.

Blood Pressure and Diabetes Assessment/Risk Screening

When 
Wednesday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Roanoke Main Library, Downtown - 706 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

Come by the Roanoke Main Library on Jefferson Street, located in Downtown Roanoke and have one (1) of our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure and conduct a Diabetes Risk Assessment.  This Health Screening is Free and we provide same day results.  Feel free to drop by on your lunch break!

For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

This Health Screening is held every third (3rd) Wednesday of each month - We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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