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Spencer Hospital Wellness Screenings This Tuesday

Spencer, IA–Do you know your numbers? How’s your blood pressure this summer? Have your checked your cholesterol and blood sugar recently? A great way to know if you’re lifestyle habits are keeping you healthy is to visit Spencer Hospital for a Comprehensive Wellness Screening on Tuesday, July 16. The fee is only $50 and you’ll learn a lot about your health! Since fasting is required for accuracy in blood analysis, the screening event is held early morning from 6-8 a.m. Call on Monday to schedule your Tuesday morning appointment: Spencer Hospital Community Health at: (712) 264-6380.

Screening includes:
•Height & Weight Check
•Body Composition Analysis: Learn your metabolism, calories burned, lean muscle, bone, water, fat and more.
•Blood Pressure & Pulse Check
•Laboratory Blood Test Analysis: Screens for diabetes, anemia, heart, liver and kidney function. Tests such as blood sugar, BUN, Creatinine, Total Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL, LDLD, T. Chol/HDL Ratio, Hgb, Hct, WBC, RBC indices, Platelets, Electrolytes, sodium, potassium, chloride and more.

Optional Screenings:
•$10 Thyroid Test (TSH )
•$25 PSA (blood test, prostate cancer screening for men)
•$5 Colorectal Cancer Screening Kit
•$15 Personal Wellness Profile: This health risk assessment assesses individual health status, estimates level of health risk, and provides feedback to motivate behavior change to reduce health risks.
•$50 Tdap Vaccination (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis)
•$25 Influenza Vaccination (seasonal flu)

Upon completion of a Spencer Hospital Wellness Screening, participants are eligible to receive a discounted rate to the hospital’s Athletic Enhancement & Adult Wellness Center.