Town of Santa Claus Health Screening
Santa Claus – The Town of Santa Claus, in partnership with Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, is sponsoring a public health screening on Tuesday, August 23 from 6:00 – 8:30 a.m. CT at Santa Claus Community Center, located at 200 North Holiday Boulevard, Santa Claus. The screening is open to the public.
Participants must be 18 years of age or older and will have the following screenings: height and weight, body mass index, blood pressure, cholesterol (including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides), blood glucose, and a chemistry panel. A 12-hour fast is required before the screening appointment time, however water and prescription medication is allowed.
The cost of the screening is $38. PSA (optional for men 50 and older or those with a risk for prostate cancer) and Colon Cancer Screening Kits. PSAs are $20 for all men choosing this optional test and Colon Cancer Screening Kits are $8. The screening lasts approximately 15 minutes, and pre-registration is required. All services must be paid at the time of the screening by cash, credit card, or check. Checks can be made payable to Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.
To register for the screening, or for more information, please visit Memorial Hospital’s website at www.mhhcc.org and click on “Health Screenings.” Enter the company name as “Town of Santa Claus” and enter “claus2016” as the password. You may also register by calling Maria Escoto, Memorial Hospital Health and Wellness Coordinator, at 812-996-2281 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2281.