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UPMC Bedford Partners with Local Organizations to Offer Health Screenings

WHAT: Health screenings that consist of a series of 28 tests, including cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Results are available the next day and can be sent to primary care physicians. Annually, 150 to 200 people take advantage of these discounted screenings offered by UPMC Bedford Memorial.
 
For accurate results, patients must fast for 12 hours and not drink alcohol for 24 hours prior to screening.
 
Cost is $25 for blood screening and $3 for urinalysis. For an additional $3, test results can be sent directly to the patient.
 
WHY: As part of its ongoing commitment to area residents, UPMC Bedford is joining local civic organizations to make routine health screenings available and affordable.
 
WHEN and WHERE:
 
​Date and Time ​Location
​7 to 10 a.m., Saturday, March 8 Chestnut Ridge Family Medicine–UPMC, 2040 Quaker Valley Road, Fishertown, Pa., 15539

7 to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 12
​Community Health Fair at Homewood at Spring House Estates, 150 Victoria Ave., Everett, Pa., 15537
​7 to 10 a.m., Saturday, June 7 ​Shawnee Valley Ambulance Service, 166 Valley Road, Schellsburg, Pa., 15559
​7 to 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13 Chestnut Ridge Family Medicine–UPMC, 2040 Quaker Valley Road, Fishertown, Pa., 15539
​7 to 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 8 ​Alum Bank Fire Hall, 6738 King St. Clair Road, Alum Bank, Pa., 15521
  
No appointments are necessary. For more information or to ask specific questions about the screenings, contact the laboratory at 814-623-3506.

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