Greater Grace Temple offers free health care to residents

In an effort to help reduce health-care costs for residents and businesses in the Metropolitan Detroit area, Greater Grace Temple-Taylor and Project Healthy Living are offering free health screenings at the temple from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Sunday, April 1.

Greater Grace Temple is located at 24111 Koths in Taylor.

Sponsored by WXYZ-TV (Channel 7), United Health Organization, Rosedale Park Baptist Church, Comcast Cable, Detroit Wayne County Community Mental Health Agency, Community Health Resources and Astrazeneca, this event is free to the general public. Attendees must be at least 18 or older.

Participants who attend the event will receive free tests and services such as blood pressure, vision, height and weight, mental health screens, glaucoma screens, health education information and counseling and referrals.

Additional services with nominal lab fees include blood panel 22 profiles ($40), Prostrate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test for men ($25), colorectal cancer screening take-home kits ($8), H-Pylori blood test for ulcers ($15), CA-125 blood test for women ($25), Iron ($5) and CRP ($25). Health care physicians will be on site.

For further information, call the Greater Grace Temple-Taylor church office at (313) 295-4472.