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Two-Day Wellness Fair February 13-14

February 01, 2018

McCook, Nebraska—The public is invited to a two-day wellness fair hosted by Community Hospital, Tuesday and Wednesday, February 13 and 14 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.
  • CBC or Complete Blood Count—$10. Measures the number of red and white blood cells and the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
  • 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:

  • Speech—Hearing tests
  • Respiratory—Sleep apnea screenings, home sleep studies/smoking cessation
  • Eat Smart-Get Fit Program—Prediabetes screenings
  • Free colorectal cancer screening kits
  • Radiology—New 3D mammography
  • Nursing—Education on fall prevention
  • Cancer Services—Local cancer treatments including chemotherapy and radiation therapy
  • Wellness Information

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

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