Hy-Vee dietitians offering 1,000 free cholesterol screenings in February

(ABC 6 News) – Hy-Vee is offering several events in February to encourage individuals to keep moving forward with their health goals, including 1,000 free cholesterol screenings at more than 50 stores throughout Hy-Vee’s eight-state region.

This test only requires a simple blood draw and is an important health practice that should be done regularly.

A cholesterol screening and can provide individuals with information about their overall health and help them take the appropriate actions to reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Participants are encouraged to fast 9 to 12 hours prior to the 15-minute screening. Individuals will receive their results during their appointment time. Registration is required and can be made online. A list of Hy-Vee locations offering the screening can be found below.

Cholesterol screenings are available while supplies last and provided in partnership with RX Sugar, Perfect Snacks, Sweet Loren’s, Belgioioso and National Peanut Board.

The Hy-Vee dietitian team is also introducing a new, five-week weight management program customized to fit each individual’s lifestyle and goals. Hy-Vee dietitians will work one-on-one with individuals to create a personalized plan to help deliver long-lasting results. The program includes an introductory visit with a dietitian, virtual lessons and four dietitian check-ins that can be held in-person or virtually. Registration for the new program is now available online.

To learn more about Hy-Vee’s dietitian events and services, search by location.