Monthly clinics expand to include blood work

first_imgLAWRENCEBURG, Ind. — Dearborn County Hospital Home Health & Hospice is expanding its monthly community blood pressure and glucose program.Home Health & Hospice has been providing blood pressure and blood sugar clinics once a month at nine Southeastern Indiana locations for years.Beginning in December, DCH Laboratory Services will join with Home Health & Hospice to offer collection of physician ordered blood tests onsite at seven of these locations.Outpatient blood work will be available for individuals 18 years of age and over.  A person requesting a blood draw must provide an identification card with photo, insurance card and doctor’s order.  Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance plans will be accepted.“This new service is just another way that Dearborn County Hospital is working to make healthcare more accessible and convenient for the public,” stated Ricardo Horn, RN, BSN, Home Health & Hospice Director.Blood pressure/blood sugar clinic sites, days and times are listed below.  Starred locations will also offer blood draws.  These sites will have both a phlebotomist available for blood work as well as a nurse to provide blood pressure and blood glucose checks:**DillsboroFirst Tuesday, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Dillsboro Village Apartments, 10145 Alpha Drive**GreendaleFourth Tuesday, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Greendale Village Apartments, 489 Ludlow Street**LawrenceburgSecond Tuesday, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Lutheran Manor, 15 Village DriveSecond Wednesday, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Lawrenceburg Village Apartments, 410 Valley Drive**Moores HillSecond Tuesday, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m., Moores Hill Senior Center, 16610 North Broadway Street**Rising SunFirst Tuesday, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Rising Sun Senior Center, 510 South Mulberry StreetVersaillesThird Tuesday, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Tyson School Apartments, 100 South High StreetVevayFourth Tuesday, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m., Switzerland County Senior Center, 305 Walnut Street**West HarrisonThird Tuesday, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., North Dearborn Village Apartments, 25795 Unity Streetlast_img

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