Wellness Screening Information

The annual wellness screenings will take place during the Fall 2015 semester.  One month prior to the screening dates, information will be sent to all participants with the dates and times available as well as other options for completing the screening. 

The on-campus screening appointment takes approximately 30 minutes.  You will be scheduled at a date and time that is convenient for you.  The screening results are completely confidential.  If you have any questions, please email or call Jana Peterson, Wellness Director at 271-2027.

Screening Components:

  1. Resting Heart Rate and Blood Pressure
  2. Height and Weight Measurement
  3. Body Composition Measurement
  4. Blood Profile - lipids and glucose
  5. Online Health Risk Assessment

Screening Guidelines
(please follow these to receive the most accurate results from your screening)

  1. No food or beverages (except water) 12 hours prior to your appointment.
  2. Beginning 3 days prior to your appointment drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water.  Dehydration may affect your screening results.
  3. No heavy activity, caffeine, or alcohol 12 hours prior to your screening appointment.
  4. Prescription medications should be taken as normal.
  5. NO smoking 30 minutes prior to the screening.
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