Lewisburg hospital to offer screenings

LEWISBURG — Community Health and Wellness at Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of screenings through the month of December.

A comprehensive blood screening will be available on multiple occasions, listed below, to provide important details about your health, sometimes before symptoms of a condition surface, giving you and your physicians the power to plan ahead.

A $50 fee includes lipid panel (HDL, LDL, total cholesterol and triglycerides), complete blood count and CMP (blood sugar, electrolytes, calcium, protein, liver enzymes etc.).

Appointments are required. Call 570-768-3200.

• 7 to 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, Mobile Health of Evangelical at the Middlecreek Area Community Center.

• 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, Community Health and Wellness.

Other available screenings include:

• Free bone density screening: 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Community Health and Wellness.

To qualify, patients must have not had a DXA scan in the past two years, have not had a heel bone density test in the past year, and meet one of the following criteria: be over the age of 65, post-menopausal, or pre-menopausal with high risk factors.

• Blood pressure screenings: Wednesdays from noon to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon at Community Health and Wellness.

To register for screenings that require appointments, please call Community Health and Wellness at 570-768-3200 or visit www.evanhospital.com.

Community Health and Wellness is located in the Professional Office Building, on the hospital’s main campus, 3 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, in Suite 116 and Suite 120