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WV Caring hosts bingo fundraiser, health fair

WV Caring hospice will host its first of four bingo fundraisers for 2023, March 4 at the Masontown Fire Hall on W.Va. 7 in Masontown.

Doors open at 2 p.m. and early birds will start at 3 p.m. Concessions will be available. Admission packets are $25 and are available for purchase at the door. The cookie jar is now up to $797. Door prizes will be given away. For more information or to reserve a seat, call Jessica at 304-864-0884.

Money benefits WV Caring, a local, nonprofit organization providing end-of-life care for those patients with life-limiting illnesses.

22nd Annual Valley District Health Fair

West Virginia Caring invites the community to attend the 22nd Annual Valley District Health Fair, set for 7-11 a.m. March 18 at Reedsville Fire Department.

This health fair will provide an opportunity to take advantage of screenings and advice to assess their medical health and prevent illness.

There will be a variety of screenings through a blood draw for low fees including: Multiphasic panel $33; PSA $23, CA 125 $16; B12 and folate $10; hemoglobin A1c $13; thyroid panel (TSH, T3 & T4) $25; Vitamin D $26; hepatitis B and C $10; testosterone free and total $20; and estradiol $10. To schedule your appointment and the tests you need, call WV Caring at 304-864-0884 and ask for Jessica.

Bonnie’s Bus will return. It has state-of-the-art mammography offering three-dimensional (3D) digital mammograms and breast care education to women. This is a service of WVU Healthcare and the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. The mammograms are billed to insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare if available. Mammograms for women who do not have insurance will be covered by the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program or through special grant funds. A physician’s order is needed for a mammogram.

WV Caring is sponsoring this event with the Masontown United Methodist Church and the Reedsville Volunteer Fire Department.

The North Preston Health Fair will take place April 29 at the Bruceton Mills Volunteer Fire Department, in Bruceton Mills. For more information call Jessica at 304-864-0884 or toll free at 800-350-1161.