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Delta County residents will want to mark their 2019 calendars for Delta County community-wide health fairs which include early blood draw events in early February or health fairs in mid-March in Paonia, Cedaredge and Delta. Delta County Memorial Hospital Volunteers and Lions clubs in Delta, Cedaredge and Paonia will be partnering in the annual community health fair events again. There will be no price increases on the cost of any of the blood work in 2019.

Online registration through the hospital website is available for early blood draws or health fairs at deltahospital.org. 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 something occurs where 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 changed date, time or location. The latest registration entered by a resident 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 deltahospital.org 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 in March 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 companies with displays at Bill Heddles Recreation Center.

Quest Diagnostics will be providing the health screen results in a booklet format to help health fair participants easily understand the meaning of each of the health screen results.

Delta County Memorial Hospital only accepts cash or checks for the blood work at the health fair events. No credit cards are accepted and there is no way for DCMH to bill various insurance companies.

Fasting for 12 hours is required for all health screens requiring blood draws. Drink plenty of water and take medications as usual. One cup of coffee is permitted.

For additional questions or if you are having difficulty with online registration call 874-2291, 874-2298 or Jessica Good, 874-6411, jgood@deltahospital.org.

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