SOURCE: Minnesota Health Fairs Inc.

Minnesota Health Fairs Inc.

February 17, 2012 15:59 ET

Health Fair 11 Offers Free Baseline Screenings

Baseline Concussion Testing Offered During State High School Tournaments

GOLDEN VALLEY, MN--(Marketwire - Feb 17, 2012) - Baseline screenings are an important tool when it comes to diagnosing the severity of a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI). Health Fair 11 is offering free Baseline screenings during the upcoming state tournaments for girls hockey, boys hockey, and wrestling.

Screenings will take place at the Science Museum of Minnesota's computer labs from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day. Screening dates are:

  • Thursday, Feb. 23 - Saturday, Feb. 25
  • Thursday, March 1 - Saturday, March 3
  • Thursday, March 8 - Saturday, March 10

The tests will utilize the ImPACT testing software, and are approved for anyone age ten and older. Certified representatives with North Memorial Health Care will administer the screenings.

The free baseline screenings are a continuation of KARE 11's Concussion Discussion project. For additional information, check out www.kare11.com/concussion.

About Health Fair 11
Health Fair 11 is nonprofit organization with a mission to provide health care education, materials for consumers, and free or low-cost screenings to members of our community. Health Fair 11 operates with the support of KARE 11, UCare, and North Memorial Medical Center.

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