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Idaho State University-Meridian to offer discounted blood screening services Feb. 8-9

January 25, 2018

MERIDIAN—The Idaho State University Bengal Lab will offer blood-draw services from 7 a.m. to noon, Feb. 8-9, in room 679 of the Sam and Aline Skaggs Health Science Center at ISU-Meridian, 1311 E. Central Drive.

Services are provided at a deep discount and available to anyone in the community.  Minors require parental or guardian consent.

For $45, attendees can get a coronary risk profile, comprehensive metabolic panel screening, complete blood count and thyroid stimulating hormone test. Fasting for 12 to 14 hours is required. Other tests, including diabetes monitoring, thyroid function and prostate screening, are available for $15 each.

“It’s a great opportunity for people without health insurance or limited coverage to have blood work done at an affordable price,” said Rachel Hulse, director of ISU’s medical laboratory science program and Bengal Lab.

Parking is available in the visitor’s lot on the south side of the health science center. Bengal Lab will mail test results to participants. For more information and a full list of services, call (208) 251-6260.