Rotary Club to resume health fair/blood screenings

| February 17, 2015

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Rotary Club of West Lafayette is pleased to announce it will be resuming the twice-yearly health fair/blood screenings.

Arrangements have been completed with Coshocton Laboratory International to conduct the tests. The spring health fair/blood screening will be held Saturday, March 21, at West Lafayette First Baptist Church (688 E. Main St.) from 7 to 9 a.m. No Appointment is needed and there is easy access to parking at this location. Snacks and beverages will be available. For information, call 545-6743.

Test results will be sent to the individual’s physician at no charge and can be sent to the individual’s home address for a donation of $1 or canned food items for the food pantry.

Tests that will be offered and the costs include:

-CBC & Comp Panel (CMP) – $40

(Blood count/Anemia, Electrolytes, Glucose, Kidney and Liver Function)

-Lipid Panel – $20

(Cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL/LDL, ratio’s, LDL/VLDL)

-A1C – $20

(Percentage marker for diabetic degree of control)

-TSH – $20

(Thyroid-stimulating hormone, thyroid disease)

-PSA – $20

(Prostate cancer)

-Vitamin B12 – $25

-Vitamin D – $35

-Urinalysis – $15

(Blood and infection)

-Male Cancer Screen – $75

(Liver, stomach, colon, pancreas and prostate (3 tests))

-Female Cancer Screen – $75

(Liver, stomach, colon, pancreas and ovarian (3 tests))

-Colo-Rectal – $5

(Occult blood)

These tests give the opportunity to choose the test(s) that best fit the individual’s needs.  In addition to the tests noted above, EMS will be there to do blood pressure checks.

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