Oswego Health will hold multi-blood analysis events in both Oswego and Central Square later this year.
The Oswego blood analysis will be held from 6:30 to 10 a.m. August 3 at Leighton Elementary School, located at 1 Buccaneer Blvd.
To make an appointment, call 341-0018.
The Central Square event will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. September 14 at the Central Square Medical Center, located at 3045 East Ave. in the village.
To make an appointment, call 341-0011.
This full battery of tests can help prevent potential health problems.
The cost of the analysis is $35.
Typically these tests can cost more than $340.
In addition, there is an optional $20 Prostate Specific Antigen test, which is recommended to men older than age 50.
A 12-hour fast is required.
Checks to cover the cost of the screenings should be made out to Oswego Health.
The analysis screens individuals for various conditions such as anemia, diabetes, and others, as well as for coronary, kidney, and liver diseases.
The most popular screening at the event is the portion of the analysis that assesses LDL and HDL cholesterol along with triglycerides.
Phlebotomists from Oswego Hospital will be on hand to conduct the blood draw.
The results of the multi-organ blood analysis will be sent directly from the Oswego Hospital lab to the participant’s home and their physician in an easy to read format.