The annual Spring Healthcheck is scheduled for Saturday, March 18, at Union Hospital. Sponsored by the New Philadelphia Rotary Club, this event offers a comprehensive blood screening that looks at a wide range of health indicators. Appointments are available between 6 and 11 a.m.
For the low price of $40 Healthcheck participants will receive a wide range of screening tests including:
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
Hemogram Profile/Complete Blood count
Indicates anemia, infection, immunity or bleeding disorders
TSH – Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
This level controls metabolism and organ function
For men over 50 years of age the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) screening is available for an additional $15. This is a test for PSA levels which can indicate a prostate condition, including cancer.
Appointments for the Healthcheck can be made one of two ways. On-line appointments can be made immediately...just click HERE. Complete the on-line registration form by selecting an appointment time and providing the information requested.
Telephone appointments will be taken on Tuesday, March 7 only, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. The number to call that day will be (330) 364-0950.
Union Hospital phlebotomy staff will draw the blood samples. All the testing is done in the hospital’s Laboratory. A printed report will be sent to the home of each Healthcheck participant, providing all test results and noting result falling out of normal range for the age and gender of the individual.
Also available at Union Hospital that same morning will be Vascular Screening. This is a package of three screening tests. Technologists from the UH Vascular Lab will examine the carotid arteries for stroke risk, check for abdominal aneurysm, and arterial disease in the legs. The screening takes about 20 minutes, is painless and can be scheduled before or after your Healthcheck blood profile appointment time. Cost of the Stroke Screening is $99. Call Union Hospital Central Scheduling at (330) 364-0888 to schedule around your Healthcheck blood profile appointment.
Proceeds from the Healthcheck are used by the New Philadelphia Rotary Club for its many community service activities.