Montrose Memorial Hospital Announces 2021 Early Blood Draws

Montrose Memorial Hospital Announces 2021 Early Blood Draws

 MONTROSE, CO: Montrose Memorial Hospital (MMH) today announced dates for its popular Early Blood Draw events.

The dates are as follows:

  • Saturday, August 7 – 4H Event Center, Ridgway – 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, August 10 through Friday, August 13 – Montrose Pavilion – 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, August 14 – Montrose Pavilion – Appointments only 6:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. and walk-ins allowed from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Known for connecting the community with reduced rate blood draws, the events feature various screenings to assist the community in monitoring their health. Offerings include HealthScreen (Chemistry) & Lipid Panel, Hemoglobin A1C, PSA for Prostate Health, Complete Blood Count (CBC), Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Male Testosterone, Advanced Lipid & Heart Health Panel, and hsCardioCRP. Talk to your provider about which tests may be right for you.

This year is the first step toward getting back to “normal” Health Fair events. To provide for proper social distancing, this year’s events will not be featuring the Olathe or “Health Fair” event with informational booths and screenings. The public can expect those features to return to 2022’s Early Blood Draw & Health Fair events, which will take place August 2022. This year’s events will also require registration to a greater degree, allowing for walk-ins at the Montrose events only on Saturday, August 14 between 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Registration opens 12:00 a.m. midnight, the morning of Monday, June 21. Registration will be available online and by phone; more details to come.

For more information, find the hospital on Instagram and Facebook or visit our Health Fair page here.

 

About Montrose Memorial Hospital (www.MontroseHospital.com)

Montrose Memorial Hospital is a 501(c)3 nonprofit healthcare system serving Montrose, San Miguel, Ouray, Gunnison, Delta, Hinsdale and San Juan counties. The health system offers a 75-bed hospital and an extensive range of inpatient & outpatient health care services, including cardiology, oncology, minimally invasive surgery, laboratory, medical imaging/radiology, Mountain View Therapy, Level III Trauma Center, Acute Rehabilitation Unit and the family birthing center. The health system partners with regional providers on joint ventures to meet local healthcare needs, including CareFlight air ambulance service and Black Canyon Surgical Center. Montrose Memorial is the second-largest employer in Montrose County, with more than 700 employees and 100 physicians who represent 23 medical specialties.