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Free Kidney Screenings Coming to Benton, IL

Nurse administers testing to a patient.
A patient with a nurse who is providing health screenings.
SSM Health

Franklin Hospital and The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois will provide free kidney and health screenings on Monday, September 18, 2023 for all community members. The "KidneyMobile" screenings will be held at Franklin Hospital from 12:00pm-4:00pm, and anyone interested in getting screened for kidney disease, high blood pressure or diabetes is encouraged to attend. In addition to a free screening, attendees will also be able to talk privately with a nurse or doctor about their results. There is no cost to be screened, and appointments are not necessary.

Leah Lerner is a media writer, producer, and announcer at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org.
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