On Thursday, August 6, the Kent County Health Department will offer full lipid profile tests at its North County Clinic, 4388 14 Mile Road N.E., Rockford . The test includes cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, blood pressure and pulse measurements, risk factor analysis, 10-year coronary heart disease risk score, an immediate explanation of results, and follow-up for high risk individuals. Participants must fast 12 hours prior to the appointment but may drink plenty of water and take medications as directed. The cost for the test is $25, which covers the materials for testing, and all tests are between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m., by appointment. This is a simple, low-cost way to protect one’s health. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call (616) 632-7290.