Wednesday, June 7, 2017
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cannon Memorial Hospital



Appalachian Regional Healthcare System has partnered with The Williams YMCA of Avery County to host its 4th annual Health Splash event on June 7, 2017, at the Sloop Medical Office Plaza on the campus of Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, North Carolina. The event will take place from 8 am to 1 pm. 

register online

The Health Splash event will feature the following screenings and activities. No appointment is necessary, and all screenings are on a first come, first served basis.

FREE Health Screenings ($260 value)

Blood Glucose (8-11:30 a.m.only)

Blood Pressure

Cholesterol * (8-11:30 a.m.only)

Diabetes Risk Assessment

Healthy Lung Screening

Heart Rate



Pocket EKG

Stroke Risk Assessment

Wellbeing Assessment


* Criteria for the Cholesterol Screening:

  • Must be fasted; Do not eat after 8 pm the night before.
  • Screening is restricted to those with no history of high cholesterol or elevated lipids and not currently taking medications or under treatment for high cholesterol or elevated lipids. Attendees with a high cholesterol diagnosis and who are managing their high cholesterol with medications should consult with their physician on a regular basis to manage their condition.
  • Anyone with a fingerstick lipid panel result with a Cholesterol >280mg/dl or Triglycerides >400 mg/dl will need to have follow up with their primary care provider and may purchase a lab voucher for a venipuncture lipid panel at a cost of $30.


Try the YMCA for FREE!

If you’re not already a member of the Williams YMCA of Avery County, Health Splash is a great opportunity to experience all that it has to offer, including family swim, open track, and classes like Zumba, Pilates, Water Fit, and more. Visit the YMCA website the for class and activity schedules. 


1706 healthsplashFREE Healthy Cookout: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Enjoy a health-conscious menu on us! Black bean burger, fresh fruit and baked chips are offered to all participants who register/participate in the Health Splash. The cookout will take place between 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. under the covered walkway leading into the Sloop Medical Office Plaza. Keep in mind that you should not eat before receiving the Cholesterol screening, if applicable.


Giveaways & Door Prizes

Open to Health Splash attendees ages 18 or older.