Banner Churchill begins Wellness Wednesdays
Weekly opportunity for blood screening helps people track their health
FALLON, Nev. (June 25, 2013) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital will offer Wellness Wednesday laboratory blood screenings for the community beginning July 10.
The blood tests, performed on state-of-the-art medical equipment by highly trained medical personnel, give community members the opportunity to become familiar with various health measures. Testing includes screening for anemia, general wellness, thyroid disorders, cancer, organ health, and heart health. For interpretation or questions regarding test results, patients should contact their primary health care provider. Available tests are:
- Basic metabolic panel
- Comprehensive metabolic panel
- Lipid panel
- Hemoglobin A1C
- Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
- Prostate Specific Antigen
Costs for the tests vary. Insurance will not be billed. Cash, check and credit or debit cards are accepted. Tests take place at Banner Churchill Community Hospital, 801 E. Williams Ave., in Fallon between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday. No appointment is necessary.
About Banner Churchill Community Hospital
Banner Churchill Community Hospital in Fallon, Nev., opened in 1996 and is a part of Banner Health, a nonprofit healthcare system with 24 hospitals in seven states. It offers acute and primary care, including comprehensive emergency care with an ambulance service that covers more than 5,900 square miles. For more information, visit www.BannerHealth.com/Churchill.