Bemidji Rotary and Sanford Health to hold blood screening event
April 20, 2021
BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji Rotary club and Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota will host a blood screening event from 7-10 a.m. Wednesday-Friday, May 19-21, at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center—1300 Anne St. NW--in the Education Center.
With a simple blood test, community members can discover a wealth of information regarding their health including the diagnosis and possible treatment of many diseases.
The comprehensive screening is $35 and includes screenings for: cholesterol (blood lipids), triglyceride (blood fats), high-density lipoproteins (HDL), low-density lipoproteins (LDL), glucose (blood sugar), creatinine, hemoglobin, white blood cell count, and liver (ALT).
An appointment is required to participate in the screening. To schedule an appointment, call (218) 333-2277.
Fasting is not a requirement. But participants may still fast, with the exception of water, between 9-12 hours before the test. For questions about taking any prescription medications, community members should contact their primary care provider.
Proceeds from this event will benefit the Bemidji Rotary Club and the North Country Park Playground.
Call (218) 333-2277 for more information or visit https://www.sanfordhealth.org/classes-and-events/bemidji-blood-screening.