HEALTH SCREENINGS & EVENTS
Early detection is the key to discovering most disease processes. In fact, screening is a common tool used to detect personal health risk factors. Health care professionals recommend appropriate follow-up and share prevention tips at the following health screenings. Mark your calendar, watch your local newspaper, and listen to your favorite radio station for the upcoming dates and times. February - Cholesterol Screening
If you are over the age of 18 you should have your blood cholesterol checked every 3 years. This lab work includes - total cholesterol, cholesterol/HDL ratio, LDL, HDL, and triglycerides. Participants are taken by appointment only. There is a fee for this service. October/November - Flu Shots and Pneumonia Vaccinations
Cold and flu season will be here soon. Yearly flu shots and a pneumonia immunization every 5 years can help decrease your chances of becoming ill. This service is not billable to your insurance, however, Medicare Part B is accepted. There is a fee for this service. May
Skin cancer is the most prevalent of all cancers. A dermatologist (a physician specializing in skin disorders) will briefly conduct the screening. Participants are taken by appointment only. There is no fee for this service. Additional Health Screenings For additional health screenings in your neighborhood visit the WOW Wellness on Wheels mobile health unit. Monthly preventative wellness screenings such as cholesterol and blood glucose help you learn about your potential health risk factors for heart disease or diabetes. Stop by anytime from 7:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. to have your blood pressure checked. For dates and locations click on WOW Wellness on Wheels.NOTE:
If Hardin County Schools are closed due to weather or your county school system is closed due to weather the WOW Wellness on Wheels visit will be cancelled. Call (270) 234-4406 for more information.Weight Loss Surgery Seminars
Free informational seminars provide detailed information about our program, the various weight-loss procedures and their results, and so much more. You will have a chance to ask questions and meet the bariatric surgeons and practice staff. In addition, actual weight loss surgery patients are often there to share their own success stories. Regaining your health can begin by simply giving us a call at (270) 769-5551 or registering for a seminar today. Click here
to register on-line.