Workplace Health Screenings


Work Site Screenings for Business and Industry

Passavant Area Hospital’s healthcare professionals can bring health screenings to your work site, tailored to fit the needs of your business. Services offered include:

Lipid Profile and Glucose – 
identify the risk of developing heart disease with this seven-minute screening. Results provide a total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides. The glucose level screens for diabetes. Fasting is required.
Cost $25

Body Fat/Nutrition – evaluate fitness with a body fat analysis. Learn new ideas for healthy eating from a nutrition specialist.
Cost $10

Blood Pressure Screening – learn the risks of high blood pressure with this simple screening.
No charge

Bone Density Screening – 
learn about osteoporosis, a disease that increases the risk of fracture when bones become less dense. This five minute screening uses the ankle bone to estimate bone density. This screening is for women only.
Cost $10


Healthy Tips for Employers

Here are some strategies that employers can follow to help employees stay fit:

  • Offer health risk assessments to obtain baseline data.
  • Require vendors to include healthy foods in cafeterias and vending machines.
  • Provide user-friendly nutrition information for cafeteria selections.
  • Offer on-site classes on nutrition and exercise
  • Create safe walking paths and encourage the use of stairs.
  • Provide employees with pedometers at a discount to encourage walking
  • Spread the word about reputable health education resources on the Web.
  • Sponsor lunch sessions on fitness, healthy life-styles, stress reduction, and other wellness topics.
  • Consider offering incentives for joining a health club.

Duck Race for Lifeline Tickets on Sale

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Elaine Hynes, left, and Adah Mitchell were two of the 40 Passavant Area Hospital volunteers who helped sell Duck Race for Lifeline tickets to the public during a ticket sale day April 22. Hynes, who is celebrating 50 years as a Passavant volunteer, and Mitchell were stationed at J.C. Penney, while other volunteers sold tickets at Ace Hardware, Buchheit’s, County Market, Farm and Home Supply, Kirlin’s and Shopko. Another public ticket sale day is scheduled for Saturday, May 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tickets, priced at $5 each, are also available in the Auxiliary Gift Shop at Passavant. The 23rd Annual Duck Race for Lifeline is Sunday, June 4, 2 p.m., at Nichols Park in Jacksonville. First prize is $1,000. Food and entertainment will be provided beginning at 1 p.m. Proceeds from the event go to support the Lifeline program at Passavant in their mission to improve the health of the people and communities they serve.

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