Cholesterol screening at Westport senior center

The Westport Weston Health District will offer cholesterol screenings from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at the Westport Center for Senior Activities.

Appointments are necessary, but fasting is required. The test involves a simple finger stick, the senior center said, and measures total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides and glucose. After the tests, Director of Community Health Monica Wheeler is scheduled to conduct a seminar on how to keep cholesterol in check.

Cost is $25 cash or check made payable to: WWHD. Payment should be brought to the clinic.

The senior center is at 21 Imperial Ave.

Appointments may be made by calling 203-227-9571, ext. 242.