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2019 CTMC HealthCheck Registration Underway

2019 CTMC HEALTHCHECK REGISTRATION UNDERWAY

 

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS—Registration is underway for Central Texas Medical Center’s (CTMC) 33rd annual HealthCheck, Hays County’s largest health fair. The event will take place Tuesday, April 23 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in San Marcos.

 

The 2019 HealthCheck allows participants to receive more than $500 worth of important tests for just $30.

 

The $30 comprehensive screening panel includes:

  • Complete Metabolic Panel (screening for glucose, renal and liver disorders);

  • Lipid Panel (cholesterol with HDL/LDL breakdown, triglycerides), and;

  • Complete Blood Cell Count (white blood cell, hemoglobin, hematocrit and platelets).

 

Several additional screenings are available for a low fee, including Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, or TSH ($15), Hemoglobin A1C ($15), Vitamin D ($15) and Hepatitis C ($15). Qualifying criteria is required to receive the Carotid Artery Disease (CAD) and Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) screenings which cost $30 each.

 

While blood draws will be available at the HealthCheck event on April 23, 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.

 

Community blood draw dates and location are as follows. Each community blood draw will take place from 7 to 10 a.m. Participants must fast for at least eight hours. Se habla Español.

 

San Marcos: CTMC Community Classroom, 1301 Wonder World Dr.

February 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; April 5

 

San Marcos: Centuro Cultural Hispano, 211 Lee St.

February 14; March 14

 

Wimberley: Wimberley Community Center, 14068 Ranch Rd 112

March 13

 

Kyle: Live Oak Health Partners, 177 Kirkham Circle

March 20

 

To register for a pre-event blood draw, please call CTMC at 512.753.3818. Registration will continue through April 19. For more information, please visit www.CTMCHealthCheck.com.

 

 

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About CTMC 

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 700 employees works with more than 300 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For more than 20 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, hospice, women’s services and more. For more information, follow CTMC on Facebook and Twitter, and visit our website at ctmc.org. CTMC is a member of the AdventHealth.

 

With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, AdventHealth is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A Christian mission, shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and commitment to making communities healthier unify the system’s 46 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout nine states.


Location

Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
512.353.8979