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Free kidney screenings coming to area

WBGZ Radio 6/9/2021 |

By Doug Jenkins - WBGZ Radio

The NKFI’s KidneyMobile has provided over 50,000 free screenings by traveling into high-risk communities to identify chronic kidney disease and its precursors. There will be a week’s worth of events coming to the region later this month, including kidney and diabetes screenings at Alton’s Scott Bibb Center June 25th from noon – 4pm.

Kidney disease is a silent disease, according to healthcare experts, and can cause a lot of damage before a patient knows he or she has it.

Pre-registration is advised, and you must be 18 or older to get screened. To do so, call 312-321-1500, or follow the link below. There will also be KidneyMobile events in Fairmont City, East St. Louis, Belleville, and Venice that week.

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