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McDonough County Health Department
Community Health Division

Health Check Screenings

Health Check Screenings are available Monday and Tuesday mornings from 7:30 am-11:00 am except for blood pressure screenings which are available from 9:00 am - 11:00 am.  All screenings except blood pressure are completed through a venous draw. Preventative health screenings with no doctor's orders required for individuals 18 years of age or older. Doctor's orders are required at the time of the screening for individuals ages 12-17. All tests except for the blood pressure, thyroid panel, prostate specific antigen, hemoglobin A1c do not require an individual to be fasting all other tests require a 12 hour fasting period with only water during those twelve hours. For more information or to make an appointment please call 309-837-9951. Clinic Schedule

Blood Pressure

  • A screening tool for hypertension.

Lipid Panel

  • A lipid panel includes HDL, LDL, cholesterol, triglycerides, and cholesterol/HDL ratio.


  • A glucose screening measures the amount of glucose in the blood.
  • A hemoglobin A1c measures the average glucose level in the blood for the last 3 months.

OOPS (Ounce of Prevention Screening)

  • A comprehensive screening that includes a complete metabolic panel, a complete blood count (CBC), and a lipid panel.

Thyroid Panel

  • A thyroid panel includes a T3 Uptake, free T7 (free T4 index), T4 (thyroxine), and a TSH.

PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)

  • A screening tool that should be used along with a digital rectal examination (DRE) conducted by your physician; available to men ages 50 and over or men under 50 with a physician’s order.

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

  • A CBC includes nine different test that includes a differential white blood cell count, hematocrit, platelets, hemoglobin, mean corpuscular concentration, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume, red blood cell count, and white blood cell count.