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Two-Day Wellness Fair April 12 and 13

April 03, 2017

McCook, Nebraska—The public is invited to a two-day wellness fair hosted by Community Hospital, Wednesday and Thursday, April 12 and 13 from 7-9 a.m. each day in Community Hospital’s Prairie View meeting rooms at 1301 East H Street in McCook. The health fair will highlight Community Hospital’s services, offer continental breakfast, and a variety of health screenings at a free or reduced rate.

Blood Tests (Provided by McCook Clinic, PC):

  • Comprehensive Metabolic Profile plus Lipid Profile—$35. Fasting is required for this test (no food or drink other than water) 12 hours prior. This test gives 22 results including cholesterol (LDL and HDL), electrolytes, blood sugar, liver health, kidney function and triglycerides (blood fats) and more.
  • Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone—$25. Screens for thyroid gland problems.
  • Prostate Specific Antigen for men—$20. Screens for prostate cancer.
  • NEW! CBC or Complete Blood Count—$10. Measures the number of red and white blood cells and the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
  • NEW! HGBA1C—$20. Also known as A1C, this test is a marker for average blood glucose levels over the previous three months.

Payment will be accepted at the door for the blood draws. Checks should be written to McCook Clinic, PC. BC/BS insurance billing is available. Please bring your insurance ID card. Registration is not necessary. Test results will be mailed along with a brochure explaining the tests to the participant. Participants should make an appointment with their physician to review the results.

For ease in registration, attendees may go to Community Hospital’s website at www.chmccook.org, click on the health fair link on the home page, print and fill out the Health Screen and Blood Draw Consent Form and bring it the day of the fair.

Community Hospital Screenings and Information include:

Screenings:

  • Speech—Hearing screenings & Info
  • Eat Smart - Get Fit Program—Prediabetes Screenings and questionnaires

Booths:

  • Respiratory—Home Sleep Studies, Asthma, Smoking Cessation
  • Nursing—Stroke Prevention, Mission Lifeline, Heart Attacks, Stroke Signs and Symptoms
  • Health Foundation—Estate Planning
  • Cancer Services—Local Cancer Treatments including Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy
  • McCook Clinic—Expanded Walk-in Clinic, Medicare Wellness Visits, Chronic Care Coordination, Follow My Health Portal
  • Community HealthCare & Hospice—Home Health and Hospice information
  • Wellness for Life—Wellness Information

For questions, call Sarah Wolford, Community Hospital Community Outreach Coordinator at 308-344-8550.

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