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Bemidji Rotary and Sanford Health to host blood screening event May 15-17

Appointments required

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji Rotary Club and Sanford Health will host a blood screening event from 7-10 a.m. Wednesday-Friday, May 15-17, in the Education Center at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, 1300 Anne St. NW. Participants should use the east entrance.

With a simple blood test participants 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. Participants will receive an official report from Sanford Laboratories with results compared to a reference range, either through My Sanford Chart or by mail. A follow up with your primary care clinician regarding any results that fall outside the reference range is recommeded.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Bemidji Police Department’s K9 program. For more information, visit https://www.sanfordhealth.org/classes-and-events/bemidji-blood-screening.

About Sanford Health

Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and providing access to world-class health care in America’s heartland. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves 1.4 million patients and nearly 200,000 health plan members across 250,000 square miles. The integrated health system has 45 hospitals, 211 clinic locations, more than 160 Good Samaritan Society senior living centers, 2,900 Sanford physicians and advanced practice providers, 540 active clinical trials, and nine world clinic locations around the globe. Learn more about Sanford Health’s commitment to shaping the future of rural health care across the lifespan at [sanfordhealth.org]sanfordhealth.org or Sanford Health News.

 

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