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With a wellness focus, you can protect your health and improve your quality of life. By taking a proactive role in getting regular screening examinations, you can prevent problems before they occur. Prevention is the key to living long and living well.

SCREENING TESTS DATE RECOMMENDATION
Blood cholesterol test 20 & older first test at age 20 then every 5 years
Blood pressure test 18 & older every two years
Blood sugar test 45 & older every three years
Bone density test menopause women with mobility limitations may need screening earlier
Breast exam 18 & older monthly self exam
yearly by health care provider
Colonoscopy 50 & older every 5-10 years
Fecal blood test 50 & older yearly
Full checkup 18-49 years
50 & older
every 1-3 years
every year
Mammogram 35-39 years
40-49 years
50 & older
baseline test
every 1-2 years
every year
Pap smear 18 & older every 1-3 years
Sigmoidoscopy 50 & older every 5 years
Skin cancer exam 50 & older every 5 years
STD tests sexually active annually or at exposure to an infected or questionable partner
Urine test for diabetes 18 & older every year

NOTICE: Protected health information is subject to electronic disclosure.