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LOW COST HEALTH SCREENING
Plumas District Hospital will hold the annual Spring Low-Cost Health Screening during the second week of May. The low-cost health screening will take place from 6:30 am – 8:30 am beginning Monday, May 8 and running through Thursday, May 11, 2017 in the North Fork Family Medicine Building on Valley View Road behind the hospital.
No appointments are necessary; however, participants are encouraged to come on the day assigned to the first letter of their last name. A through F on Monday, May 8; G through M on Tuesday, May 9; N through S on Wednesday, May 10 and T through Z on Thursday, May 11. You must not eat for 12 hours prior to the blood draw. You may continue your normal intake of water and take any medication as usual.
Testing includes: Comprehensive metabolic panel, thyroid screening, complete blood count (CBC), cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, and direct LDL and ratio. Cost is $75, payable by cash or check.
For an additional charge, bone density and prostate cancer screenings will be available. Bone density screening appointments may be scheduled at the time of the screening.