With low-cost blood tests and free health screenings, the Blue Envelope Health Fund's annual Expo will continue Tuesday March 7th through Saturday, March 11th from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. each day. Blue Envelope is offering more than a number of  different blood tests, with what they say is the most comprehensive and cost effective blood draw in Wyoming.

They are also offering free screenings for hearing, vision, blood pressure, body fat analysis, and skin sun damage. No appointment is needed, but a 12 hour fast is required except for diabetics. They ask that you drink plenty of water and take your medications as usual. Results will be mailed, and will also be available online

You can find them at the Wyoming Health Fairs Building, 115 S. Elm Street in downtown Casper.

Here are the are some of the tests offered, as found on their website BlueEnvelope.org, and you can find more information on their Facebook Page.

$30 Blood Chemistry Panel – Full 32 level screening for bone and electrolyte levels along with heart and kidney functions and liver and lipid functions with cholesterol, protein, iron, glucose and thyroid levels.
Drink plenty of water & take medications as usual

$20 Hemogram – Complete blood count (CBC) of red and white blood cells and platelets. Also, screens for anemia and leukemia and other disorders that affect the cells in your blood.

$30 PSA for Men – Screening for Prostate cancer in men over age 50. If there is a family history it is recommended at age 40.

$25 Hemoglobin A1C – Measures historical blood sugar control up to 3 months. This test is recommended twice a year for diabetics.

$25 C-Reactive Protein (CRP) - is an inflammatory marker-a substance that the body releases in response to inflammation. CRP levels can provide physicians with info. about a patients risk of heart disease.

$20 Ferritin – Indicates the level of high iron stored and can be useful in screening for hemochromatosis, anemia and some liver diseases.

$35 Vitamin D, 25 Hydroxy - Provides an assessment of overall vitamin D status for the screening of deficiency or toxicity. This test measures both D2 and D3 together and reports a total 25-hydroxy vitamin D. Several factors are associated with an increased risk of developing vitamin D deficiency.

$25 Blood Type – Determination of ABO blood group and Rh type. Group and typing of expectant mothers and newborns may indicate potential for ABO hemolytic disease of the newborn. Rho(D) typing is used to determine Rh immune globulin candidacy for prenatal and postpartum patients.

Available for a fee:  $15 Bone density Health risk assessment

For more information please call: 307.233.4455

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