Published: 07/08/2013

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds Screenings

Community Health Education at Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of screenings through the month of August.

Healthy Legs for Living: Monday, August 12, Noon-4 pm, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. This free screening program is for people who are concerned they may be at risk for Peripheral Vascular Disease. Common symptoms are aching, tiredness or cramping in the legs, numbness, tingling or coldness, or sores on the feet which don’t heal. Appointments required. Call (570) 768-3200.

Comprehensive Blood Screen: Wednesday, August 14, 7-10 am at Elmcroft of Loyalsock, 2985 Four Mile Drive, Montoursville. A low cost comprehensive blood screening can provide important details about your health, sometimes before symptoms of a condition surface, giving you and your physicians the power to plan ahead. $40 fee includes lipid panel (HDL, LDL, total cholesterol and triglycerides), complete blood count, and CMP (blood sugar, electrolytes, calcium, protein, liver enzymes etc.). Appointments required.

Blood Pressure Screenings:
Friday, August 2, 9 am-1 pm, Mifflinburg Bank and Trust, Lewisburg branch
Friday, August 2, 10 am-1 pm, Mifflinburg Weis Markets
Thursday, August 15, 10-11 am, West End Senior Center, Laurelton
Tuesday, August 27, 9-11 am, Milton YMCA
Mondays, 9 am-Noon, Wednesdays, Noon-4pm and Fridays, 9 am- 1pm, Community Health and Wellness Center, Route 15, Lewisburg

Blood Sugar Screenings:
Thursday, August 1, 8-10 am, Sunbury Weis Markets, Fourth Street
Thursday, August 8, 8-10 am, Lewisburg Weis Markets
Tuesday, August 27, 9-11 am, Milton YMCA

For more information, please call Community Health and Wellness at (570) 768-3200 or visit
Evangelical Community Hospital is a non-profit organization that employs approximately 1,300 people and has more than 170 employed and non-employed physicians on staff. The Hospital is licensed to accommodate 130 overnight patients, 12 acute rehab patients and 18 bassinets. The Hospital serves residents throughout the Central Susquehanna Valley, including those living in Snyder, Union, Northumberland and Lycoming Counties.