High cholesterol usually has no signs or symptoms. The only way to know whether you have high cholesterol is to get your cholesterol checked. Your health are team can do a simple blood test, called a “lipid profile,” to measure your cholesterol levels.
Who Needs to Get Their Cholesterol Checked? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the following should have their cholesterol checked:
South Central Regional Medical Center is hosting a FREE Cholesterol Screening on Thursday, May 19 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at South Central Place in Laurel. To schedule your time, please call 601-399-0506. This screening is provided at no charge to the community thanks to the South Central Health Care Foundation.