The Carmi Kiwanis Club heard from Michele Bivins of Hamilton Memorial Hospital District about their upcoming Spring Wellness Blood Draws at their weekly meeting. Bivins explained the various options to the club, including:
$50 Health Screen Profile – Includes Cholesterol, Triglycerides, Glucose, BUN, Creatinine, Total Bilirubin, CBC, GFR, Calcium, Total Protein, AST, Alk Phosphatase, Albumin, Phosphorus, Sodium, Potassium, Chlorine, CO2, and TSH.
$70 Health Screen Profile & PSA – Includes same testing as $50 Health Screen profile with the addition of PSA screening for prostate cancer in men.
$20 PSA Screening – Prostate Cancer test for men.
$10 Wellness Profile – Glucose and good/bad breakdown of cholesterol, and GFR – these are all included in $50 Health Screen Profile.
$2 Blood Typing – Identifies blood type; includes a card with blood type listed. This can be added to any of the tests.
A one day blood draw will be held at the Carmi Family Clinic on Oak Street on April 29 from 7-10am. Blood draws will be available at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro on April 17-27 from 7am – 4pm and April 22 from 7-10am.
Bivins also noted that the club should be watching for information on upcoming sports physicals.
The Club also discussed the upcoming Corn Day Car Show and Corn Day Band contest. Club members should expect an announcement about the Corn Day entertainment in the near future.