Upcoming Annual Health Screening Event
The next screening event will be on Wednesday, November 13th in the Danforth University Center (Rm 276) on the Danforth Campus. Walk-in appointments will be available. This will be the last screening on the Danforth Campus in 2019. All onsite screening events are eligible for a $50 Visa gift card per calendar year. To register for an onsite screenings, click here.
Know your numbers and earn rewards! An annual health screening is key in promoting health and detecting disease early.
For optimal wellness, each of us should be armed with as much information about our body as possible. Knowing your A1c level, current blood pressure, cholesterol and other key indicators can empower you to make informed decisions about your health.
In order to make your annual screening as easy as possible, Wellness Connection offers you three, FREE options for completing ONE screening each year- you pick what works best for you: on campus, via your primary care provider, or through a local LabCorp. As a benefits-eligible employee, you will also earn ONE reward after you complete your annual screening per calendar year.
Register for On-Campus Screening Events
Screening Tests include:
- Total Cholesterol, HDL, TC/HDL ratio, Glucose, A1c (finger-stick testing only)
- Height, Weight, Waist Circumference, BMI, Blood Pressure
All tests are offered for FREE for benefits-eligible employees. Only you will receive your personal results, which you will review onsite. A1c tests are processed at LabCorp and results will be mailed to your home within 10-14 business days. Participants will earn a $50 prepaid VISA card upon completion per calendar year. For more information, review our FAQs..
Last Onsite Screening Event for 2019: Tuesday, November 26 from 8:30am to 12:30pm in the Mid Campus Center (MCC) in Suite 2100 at the School of Medicine.
Visit Your Primary Care Provider
Your primary care provider is a critical member of your personal wellness team. They monitor your overall health and help you make progress toward your goals. Talk with your provider about what health screenings are appropriate for you and when you should have them. You and your physician should also discuss the best approach to helping you make important changes to your lifestyle.
- To find a primary care provider, access Washington University Physicians currently accepting new patients.
- Find physicians participating in the WUDirect© program.
- UnitedHealthcare members can locate network providers anywhere in the United States – register at myUHC.com.
The Physician Form is an alternative to participating in on-campus screening events. Use this option to download and print a form to take to your medical provider to report your screening results, as part of your annual preventive visit. For more information, review our FAQs.
All physician forms must be postmarked by November 30th to be eligible for the reward.
For questions on submitting your physician form, please contact Interactive Health Member Services (800) 711-8656
Complete Testing at a Local Lab
If you are not able to participate in on-campus screening events or you are unable to see your medical provider, testing at a lab may be an easier way for you to get your screening results. Download and print a voucher to take to a local LabCorp facility to have your health screening completed. Please note: you are not actually making an appointment when you register here. Go to www.labcorp.com or call 1-888-LABCORP (522-2677) to make your appointment at a LabCorp location of your choice. For more information, review our FAQs.
About Our Screening Partner – Interactive Health
New in 2019, we have partnered with Interactive Health to provide health screening services for benefits-eligible WashU employees. Over the last 25 years, they have worked with thousands of clients from many industries, including higher education and hospital systems. They provide quality control check procedures consistent with CLIA certification requirements. Screening technicians receive year-round training on Blood Borne Pathogens, OSHA, HIPAA, and data privacy.