2018 CTMC HEALTHCHECK REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Registration is underway for Central Texas Medical Center’s (CTMC) 32nd annual HealthCheck, Hays County’s largest health fair. The event will take place on Thursday, April 5 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Embassy Suites in San Marcos.
Known for providing discounted health screenings, the 2018 HealthCheck will enable participants to receive more than $500 in important health tests for a low $30 fee.
The $30 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)
HealthCheck makes several additional screenings available for a low fee as well, including Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, or TSH ($15), Hemoglobin A1C ($15), Vitamin D ($15) and Hepatitis C ($15). The Carotid Artery Disease (CAD) and Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) screenings cost $30, and qualifying criteria is required to receive those screenings.
Although blood draws will be available at the HealthCheck event on April 5th, participants are urged to register for a pre-event community blood draw so they can review their results with a clinical provider at the event.
Blood draw dates and locations are as follows. Each blood draw will take place from 7 to 10 a.m. Participants must fast for at least 8 hours. Se habla Español.
SAN MARCOS: CTMC Community Classroom, 1301 Wonder World Dr.
February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23.
SAN MARCOS: Centro Cultural Hispano, 211 Lee Street
February 22 & March 22
KYLE: Live Oak Health Partners Primary & Specialty Care, 177B Kirkham Circle
WIMBERLEY: Wimberley Community Center, Blanco Room, 14068 Ranch Rd 12, Wimberley, TX 78676
LOCKHART: Live Oak Health Partners Specialty Care, 1711C South Colorado St.
To register for a pre-event blood draw, please call CTMC’s CREATION Health Institute at (512) 753-3818. Registration will continue through March 30. For more information, please visit ctmc.org.
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.