Some of the screenings listed below are offered as ongoing services, while others are offered periodically throughout the year. Please call Careconnection at 262-251-1001 for additional information about any screenings.
Blood Pressure Screening
Free screening for blood pressure readings that may be abnormal, and could lead to stroke and heart disease. No appointment necessary. Blood pressure screenings are offered on the second and fourth Thursday of each month, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Outpatient Care Center.
This service assesses driving skills and advises people about their ability to drive. It is available to anyone experiencing physiological, musculoskeletal or neurological changes which may affect their ability to drive. The assessment is performed by trained occupational therapists and takes about one hour.
Please note that a physician's script is needed for the driving assessment. The fee for the assessment is approximately $150 and may be covered by Medicare. A written report is sent to the referring physician, who can choose to send the report to Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Contact the Physical Medicine Department, 262-251-1000, ext. 3080 for additional information.
Free adult hearing screening are periodically offered. The screening consists of a simple, one level hearing test with referral to the individual's physician if indicated. Pre-registration is required.
Contact the Speech Therapy Department at 262-257-3080 for more information.
Digital mammography screenings are available in the Women’s Health Center. Mammograms, along with monthly self breast exams, help to detect breast cancer early when it is most treatable. According to the American Cancer Society, women age 40 and over in good health should have a screening mammogram annually. Talk with your physician if you have a family history of breast cancer, or other risk factors, to determine a mammography screening schedule.
Contact Centralized Scheduling at 414-777-1900 to schedule an appointment.
Prostate Cancer Assessment
A prostate screening will be held in the Cancer Care Center, including a digital rectal exam by a urologist and a PSA blood test. A fee of $15 for the blood test will be collected at the time of your appointment. All participants will be encouraged to view an educational video on prostate cancer during the session. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment.
Skin Cancer Assessment
Community Memorial Hospital typically offers a free skin cancer screening each year during the spring. The screening is held in the Cancer Care Center and is intended for those with a suspicious mole or lesion, no previous history of skin cancer, and NOT under care of a dermatologist at present. This service is not for existing chronic conditions, and those who have been treated by a dermatologist in the past should return to that doctor. The date of the screening may vary each year, and will be listed in the Classes & Events calendar. Pre-registration is required.