Join Bozeman Health for our Annual Health Fair: Spring Into Wellness. As
part of our mission to improve community health and quality of life, we
are pleased to host this health fair. This is a great opportunity to receive
low-cost and free preventive screenings for risk factors that often have
no symptoms. Participating in screenings can help you proactively identify
risk factors that contribute to chronic illness. In addition to screenings,
the health fair brings together a variety of community resources, services,
Join us on Saturday, April 7th from 7 a.m. to Noon at Bozeman Health Deaconess
Hospital to get screened, connect with the community, and win prizes!
Below is a list of screenings and services.
*Check back often for the most up-to-date list.
MUST FAST; no appointment needed for the following blood draws
HealthScreen………..$40.00 (Chemistry Panel, Lipid Panel, Thyroid
Stimulating Hormone (TSH) & Complete Blood Count) A chemistry screen
is a blood test that measures the levels of several substances (such as
electrolytes) in your blood. A chemistry screen provides information about
your general state of health and helps your health professional detect
certain abnormalities or determine whether treatment for a specific problem
C-Reactive Protein (CRP)………$20.00
CRP is produced by the liver. The level of CRP rises when there is inflammation
throughout the body. An abnormal result means you have inflammation in the body.
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) ……. $20.00
PSA is a specific protein produced exclusively by the prostate gland. Findings
of elevated PSA are useful in early detection of prostate cancer.
The A1C test is a common blood test used to diagnose type 1 and type 2
diabetes as well as check how well you are managing your diabetes.
This is a screening test for Vitamin B12 levels. Vitamin B12 is essential
to form and maintain healthy red blood cells and nerve cells.
This is a screening test for Vitamin D levels. There are two ways to obtain
Vitamin D. The first is from direct sunlight on the skin and the second
is through diet.
NO COST HEALTH SCREENINGS
Be the Match
Joining the registry is the first step to become a marrow donor. We will
ask you a series of questions which include a brief medical history and
contact information. The process should take around 10 minutes. Can’t
make it to the health fair to register,
to join today!
Blood Pressure Readings
Blood pressure is important because the higher your blood pressure is,
the higher your risk of health problems in the future.
Body Mass Index (BMI)
BMI can be used as an indicator of body fatness. iI your BMI is too high,
you may be at an increased risk for many chronic health problems.
Bone Density and DEXA Scans
Bone density and DEXA scans will be offered free of charge with the option
to schedule a same-day DEXA scan appointment with Advanced Medical Imaging.
For those wishing to schedule this test at a later date, vouchers will be given.
Breast Exams and Screening Mammograms
Breast exams will be offered free of charge with the option to schedule
a same-day screening mammogram appointment with Advanced Medical Imaging.
For those wishing to schedule a mammogram at a later date, vouchers will be given.
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Many colorectal cancers can be prevented through regular screening. Screening
can find precancerous polyps— abnormal growths in the colon or rectum—so
that they can be removed before they turn into cancer. Bozeman Health
GI Clinic will be available to discuss the need for a colon cancer screening
and the benefits of screening colonoscopies versus the FIT test.
Bozeman Health’s Audiologists will look in your ears to check the
health of your outer ear (including wax build-up) and perform a basic
pass/refer hearing screening to let you know if further evaluation is
recommended. They will also be available to answer questions about hearing
health in general including hearing protection.
Oral Cancer Screening
The goal of oral cancer screening is to identify mouth cancer early when
there is a greater chance for a cure.
Peripheral Neuropathy Screenings
Dr. Ebert of Bozeman Foot and Ankle Clinic will be performing Neuropathy
Screenings and will be happy to answer any foot health-related questions.
Peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to your peripheral nerves, may
cause weakness, numbness or pain in your feet. Neuropathy is often related
to diabetes, however, it may have other causes. Numbness of the feet can
lead to wound development and other complications.
Skin Cancer Screenings Regular self-skin exams and a yearly examination by a dermatologist help
people find early skin cancers. A provider of Montana Skin Cancer and
Dermatology Center will be at the health fair visually inspecting your
face for skin cancer.
COMMUNITY HEALTH AND RESOURCES
Child Care Connections
Will have general information regarding services. Additionally, will have
bike helmets available for youth aged 14 years and younger who do not have one.
Gallatin City-County Health Department
Will have information on chronic disease prevention and tobacco cessation.
Greater Gallatin United Way
Will offer information about activities and practices that increase happiness
One of our Physical Therapists will demonstrate how real-time ultrasound
is used for biofeedback, as well as answer general questions.
Volunteer Services Pet Therapy
Will have information about the pet therapy program and a chance to interact
with some of the therapy animals.