“Know Your Numbers” Health Fair at Mercy St. Francis Hospital
Free or reduced-cost screenings offered May 3, 2019
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Mo. (April 15, 2019) – Are you at risk of developing diabetes, heart disease or other chronic conditions? It’s time to get some answers and “Know Your Numbers,” the focus of a health fair coming to Mercy St. Francis Hospital.
The public is invited to attend this event planned for Friday, May 3.
Individuals should be fasting for 12 hours for most blood draws. Mercy will be offering the following reduced-cost lab screenings:
- Comprehensive health panel (complete metabolic profile, lipid profile, complete blood count), $15
- PSA Test (prostate cancer screening), $10
- Hgb A1c (average blood glucose), $5
- TSH (thyroid test), $5
Other free screenings will include balance testing, blood pressure, sleepiness evaluation, oxygen saturations, lung numbers, and heart rates.
Participants will also have the opportunity to learn more about other Mercy services, including cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, therapy services, diabetes and nutrition education.
In addition, Mercy Life Line Air Medical Services will have information about its membership program. Should you ever need air ambulance transport on Mercy Life Line, a membership covers the costs.
Know Your Numbers Health Fair
Mercy St. Francis Hospital
100 W. US Highway 60
- Friday, May 3
- 6 to 10 a.m.
- Medical Building Suite 1
- Enter on the east side of the hospital behind the Emergency Room at the Medical Building
You do not need to register for the health fair; participants will be screened on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 417-934-7097.
Mercy Springfield Communities is comprised of Mercy Hospital Springfield, an 866-bed referral center; an orthopedic hospital; a rehab hospital; a children’s hospital; four regional hospitals in Lebanon, Aurora, Cassville, and Mountain View, Missouri; and Mercy Clinic, a physician clinic with nearly 700 doctors and locations throughout the region. It is part of Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2018, 2017 and 2016 by IBM Watson Health, which serves millions annually. Mercy includes more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 45,000 co-workers and 2,400 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. In addition, Mercy’s IT division, Mercy Technology Services, supply chain organization, ROi, and Mercy Virtual commercially serve providers and patients in more than 20 states coast to coast.