Health Screenings

 

wellness

2015 Fall Health Screening:

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 & Wednesday, October 21, 2015 • 7:00am – 11:00am
Library, Student, and Faculty (LSF) Building, Room 144

Benefit-eligible employees, retirees and their spouses/same-sex domestic partners (ssdp) may receive one free basic screening and Colocare kit per calendar year.  Health screenings are offered in the spring and fall.  You do not need to be enrolled in Purdue’s medical insurance to participate.

 

ALL RESULTS WILL BE MAILED TO YOUR HOME!

AVAILABLE SCREENINGS COST
Basic Screening* includes:

  • Lipid Panel: Measures the amount of cholesterol in the blood to assess heart disease risk.
  • Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP): Measures a group of 13 specific tests. It measures the status of kidneys, liver, and electrolyte and acid/base, blood sugar and blood proteins.
  • Complete Blood Count (CBC): Used to diagnose and monitor many disorders including anemia, platelet abmormalities, infection, and hematological blood disorders.
  • Blood Pressure/Pulse
  • Height/Weight/Waist Circumference/Body Mass Index
FREE once per calendar year to PNC benefit-eligible employees, retirees, and their spouses/ssdp.
Others: $30
ColoCare Kit (take home hemoccult kit): A test used to detect pre-symptomatic bleeding caused by gastrointestinal diseases. (Colon-Rectal) 99% of all cases of colon and rectal cancers in the United States occur in people over the age of 40. The American Cancer Society recommends screening begin at age 50 for those at average risk and at an earlier age for those at increased risk.
FREE once per calendar year to PNC benefit-eligible employees, retirees, and their spouses/ssdp.
Others: $10
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test: A blood test that measures the amount of protate-specific antigen in the blood.
*This test requires a signed PSA Consent form.
FREE once per calendar year to PNC benefit-eligible employees, retirees, and their spouses/ssdp.
Others: $24
Bone Density Screening: A bone density screening is often used to screen for and detect the early stages of osteoporosis, a condition defined by a decreased density of normal bone.  This device then measures the bone mineral density of your heel. The heel is measured because its bone is similar to that found in the hip, where fractures most often occur.
This screening is only available on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 7am-11am.
FREE
Thyroid Profile (T3, T4 and Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH): Used to help evaluate thyroid gland function and to help diagnose all thyroid disorders.
$29
TSH: Often the test of choice for evaluating thyroid function and/or symptoms of hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.
$15
Hemoglobin  A1c (HbA1c): Measures your average blood sugar over the past 2~3 months.
$15
Vitamin D: Measures the amount of Vitamin D in the body.
$35
Vitamin B 12: Measures the amount of Vitamin B 12 in the body.
$35
Anemia Profile: Screens for the most common types of anemia or low hemoglobin levels.  The most common type of anemia is iron deficiency anemia.Includes: Reticulocyte count, Iron with TIBC
$24
Arthritis Profile: Screens for the most common causes of joint stiffness. These tests can sometimes make a distinction between inflammatory causes (rheumatoid) and non-inflammatory causes (Osteoarthritis). Includes: Anti-Nuclear Antibody( ANA), Rheumatoid Arthritis uh(RA), C-Reactive Protein (non-cardiac)
$54
Female Hormone Profile: Screens for specific hormone imbalances.
Includes: Estrogen, FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone), LH (Luteinizing Hormone), Progesterone
*TSH also recommended
$185
Cardiac Profile: Used to screen for health factors that can help to assess your risk of having a cardiovascular event such as a heart attack. Includes: CRP (High Sensitivity), LipoproteinA
$100
Heart Cart Screening Package: Offers a comprehensive picture of one’s cardiovascular health. The screening tests for: abnormal heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysm, stroke, carotid artery, and poor leg circulation. By accompanying these tests with the fasting cholesterol and glucose levels, blood pressure, and weight from the basic onsite screening, they are able to denote risk for metabolic syndrome and heart disease. Please Note: You must be participating in the Basic Screening to do this.This screening is only available on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 7am-11am.
$50
Flu Shots

Please Note: IU Health will not be carrying the High Dose for those over the age of 65.

FREE once per calendar year to PNC benefit-eligible employees, retirees, and their spouses/ssdp.
Others: $25

*10-12 hour fasting required for accurate results.

Can’t make it to an on-campus Flu Shot event?

Anyone covered on a Purdue medical plan – including children – can get a free flu shot one of these ways:

  • Go to a retail pharmacy: Choose a pharmacy from the list of covered locations. Be sure to have the Anthem ID card with you for everyone who’s getting a flu shot.
  • Go to your health care provider: All Purdue medical plans cover seasonal flu shots for covered employees and family members.

If you are a benefit-eligible employee and do not have Purdue’s insurance you can still get a free flu shot this way:

  • Request a flu shot voucher: Request a voucher online to use at one of three IU Health Occupational locations in LaPorte, South Bend, or Valparaiso.  Please not this voucher does expire on November 4, 2015.

Contact Kendra Gardin, at ext. 5519, for more information.