The battery of tests include: Complete Metabolic Panel, Complete Blood Count, Cholesterol Panel, TSA-Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (females only), PSA - Prostate Specific Antigen (men only).
$65 members and employees, $70 non-members. Sign up at the Niles Senior Center, 999 Civic Center Drive. An appointment time and instructions for fasting (not eating after 10pm, drink water only and take meds).
Seniors, adult community members, employees and family are welcome. Fee includes continental breakfast.
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital will mail your lab results directly to you. If you bring your doctor's phone/fax, they will also send a copy to your MD! Sign up today!
We will also have a sharp and medication (no narcotics) collection during this time. Medications must be in original containers so drug name can be seen. We will mark out the person's name for privacy. Sharps must be in a hard plastic or metal container.
Regarding narcotics, the Department of Drug and Alcohol advises to crush and mix prescription narcotics with wet coffee grounds or cat litter and dispose in regular trash.