2018 CENTRAL TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER HEALTHCHECK FAST APPROACHING
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – The last HealthCheck pre-event blood draw will be held on Friday, March 23rd in Central Texas Medical Center’s Community Classroom from 7:00 - 10:00 a.m. Attending the pre-event blood draw allows participants to pick up their health screening results when they attend the HealthCheck Expo on Thursday, April 5 at the Embassy Suites Conference Center.
HealthCheck is Hays County’s largest health fair and will feature more than 50 booths providing health education and information, as well as many free additional screenings.
Participants who are not able to attend the pre-event blood draw can have their blood drawn at the HealthCheck event from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Those results will be mailed out afterward.
Participants receive $500 in valuable health screenings for a low $30 rate. The basic screening panel includes:
- Complete Metabolic Panel (screening for glucose, renal and liver disorders)
- Lipid Panel (cholesterol with HDL/LDL breakdown, triglycerides)
- Complete Blood Cell Count (white blood cell, hemoglobin, hematocrit and platelets)
Several additional screenings are available for a low fee as well, including:
- Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, or TSH ($15)
- Hemoglobin A1C ($15)
- Vitamin D ($15)
- Hepatitis C ($15)
To get more information or to register ahead of time, call 512.753.3818.
The hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 600 employees works with more than 220 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For four consecutive years, CTMC has been named The Best Hospital in Hays County in the annual “Best of Hays” publication released by the San Marcos Daily Record. In addition to interventional cardiac services, CTMC is a Certified Chest Pain Center and an accredited Primary Stroke Center. CTMC leads the region in da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery and offers a variety of specialty care services including medical imaging, rehabilitation, home health care, hospice, women’s services and more. For more information, follow CTMC on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, and visit our website at ctmc.org.
CTMC is a member of the Adventist Health System (AHS), a not-for-profit healthcare organization that emphasizes Christ at the center of care. Founded in 1973, Adventist Health System is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction. Today, Adventist Health System supports 45 campuses in 10 states and employs nearly 70,000 individuals. Adventist Health System hospitals are comprised of nearly 8,300 licensed beds, providing care for 4.5 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits.