Penn Highlands Elk and Emporium Rotary To Offer Get Screened Event

Penn Highlands Elk and the Emporium Rotary are teaming up to offer a Multiphasic Blood Screening on Saturday, June 8, 2024, from 6:30 to 9:00 AM at the Emporium Fire Hall located at 421 Broad Street in Emporium. This community health screening is open to the public at a cost of $40 per person.

From one blood sample, 34 individual tests will be performed that can detect diseases of the heart, liver, kidneys and circulatory system.

Additional tests, including Hemoglobin A1C (blood test for diabetes); Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA); Thyroid (T4, TSH); and iFOB Colon-Rectal Cancer, the at-home collection kit, will be offered for additional costs ranging from $10 to $15 each.

It is important to note that a 12-hour fasting period is required prior to testing.

Register Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM by calling 800-370-9640. Registration is required and closes on Thursday, June 6, 2024. However, walk-ins will be accepted.

Certified medical professionals from Penn Highlands Elk will administer the testing. Cash or checks will be accepted. Checks should be made payable to: Emporium Rotary Club.

For more information, call 800-370-9640.