Update to Walk-In Health Screenings at Lakeland in St. Joseph
(ST. JOSEPH) – Beginning on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, Lakeland HealthCare will offer walk-in health screenings on the first Wednesday of the month from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Center for Outpatient Services, St. Joseph, 3900 Hollywood Road. The screenings had been offered previously on each Wednesday. The last “Walk-In Wednesday” for 2012 will be on Wednesday, December 19; screenings will not be available on Wednesday, December 26.
Health screening options include:
Cholesterol Lipid Panel (12-hour fasting cholesterol). This screening helps determine the risk of heart disease or stroke. Cost is $39.
Osteoporosis Health Screen for Women (bone density screen). The Achilles Express uses ultrasound to evaluate bone status in the heel, providing a T-score for determining bone density. Cost is $29.
Body Composition Analysis (body fat percentage). Determines accurate body composition in less than 10 seconds, and an analysis calculates the amount of fat mass to be lost in order to achieve a healthy body fat percentage. Cost is $29.
Participants receive a free blood pressure screening with any paid service.
Walk-In Wednesdays are sponsored by the Margaret Beckley Upton Center for Health Enhancement at Lakeland.
For more information on health screenings or if an appointment is preferred, please call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544. Visit www.lakelandhealth.org or find Lakeland HealthCare on Facebook or Twitter for more information about upcoming classes, events, and screenings.