Registration opens for blood work

By Press Release

Delta County residents will want to mark their 2019 calendars for Delta County community-wide early blood draws and health fairs in Paonia, Cedaredge and Delta.

Online registration through the hospital website is available for early blood draws or health fairs at Appointments will reduce wait times and eliminate long lines on event days.

Just click on the health fair heart artwork on the home page and residents will immediately be connected to an online registration process that is very user friendly. Residents may select a location in Paonia, Cedaredge or Delta and a date for early blood draw events during early February or health fairs scheduled for mid-March.

If there is a change in plans after a resident has pre-registered through the hospital website, there is an opportunity to just re-register for a new date, time or location. The latest registration is the one that will be used by Delta County Memorial Hospital.

There are no call-in dates for making appointments. Anyone having trouble registering online at may call Western Health Screenings at 1-800-410-3225 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or Delta County Memorial Hospital - Paula Carter at 874-2299 or Kendra Dorr at 874-6411.

Dates for
Early Blood Draws

Wednesday, Feb. 6 -- Technical College of the Rockies building in Paonia, 6:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Thursday, Feb. 7 -- Cedaredge Civic Center, 6:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8 and 9 -- DCMH oncology building classrooms in Delta, 6:30 to 10 a.m. both days.

Dates for
Health Fairs

Wednesday, March 13 -- Technical College of the Rockies building in Paonia, 6:30 to 10 a.m.

Thursday, March 14 -- Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta, 6:30 to 11 a.m.

Friday, March 15 -- Cedaredge Civic Center, 6:30 to 10 a.m.

The health fairs will offer blood draws for health screens and free blood pressure screenings. The health fair in Delta on March 14 will also have health-related services and vendors at Bill Heddles Recreation Center.