St. Charles Wellness Screening Announced

May 29, 2013

Mercy nurse checks blood pressure at a February

wellness screening event.

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - Mercy, with sponsorship from Boeing and Mercy Health Foundation, is offering a Wellness Screening event from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, at Mercy Zumbehl Road, 1820 Zumbehl Rd., in St. Charles. The event will provide an assessment of risk factors for heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer, colon cancer and other issues that affect good health.

Free screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and body mass can help health care professionals assess health. For $100, the first 14 online registrants can participate in a three-part vascular screening for carotid (stroke), aorta (aneurysm) and ABIs (arterial insufficiency).

All heart screening participants must register individually and bring a printed e-Ticket to the event (sent to email address after registering). Register online at

The Mercy St. Louis Mammography Van will also be onsite. Cost of the screening mammogram is billed to your insurance provider. Women between age 40 and 64 with no insurance (or a high deductible) may be eligible for a free mammogram. To find out more or schedule a mammogram, please call 314-251-6300 or 800-446-3742.

In addition to the wellness screenings, the event will offer:

  • Post-screening consultations with health care practitioners
  • One-on-one conversations with Mercy physicians
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Sanofi Strollin’ Colon Display – a visual representation of the progression of colon cancer.

For more information about the event, or to register, visit or call 314-628-3443. 

Mercy is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. and serves more than 3 million people annually. Mercy includes 32 hospitals, 300 outpatient facilities, 39,000 co-workers and 1,900 integrated physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. In Mercy’s east Missouri region, services include a 979-bed hospital in St. Louis, 187-bed hospital in Washington, 251-bed hospital in Crystal City and Mercy Clinic, a 570-member multispecialty physician organization.


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