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University faculty and staff members who are enrolled in Medica's UPlan health insurance—and their covered spouses or same-sex domestic partners—are encouraged to sign up for a Biometric Health Screening. Attending a screening will allow you to gain a better understanding of your health and earn an easy 150 points for your Wellness Points Bank.
The Wellness Program and Boynton Health Service have teamed up to offer monthly Biometric Health Screenings for UPlan members and covered spouses or same-sex domestic partners.
Knowing your numbers helps you to make important decisions about your health and take those next steps to a healthier you.
Biometric Health Screenings run from October 6, 2014 to August 26, 2015 at all University of Minnesota Campuses. Please visit our online registration system to view the complete schedule and make your appointment today. If your desired clinic date(s) are full for appointments, feel free to walk in! We welcome walk-ins at all Biometric Health Screening Clinics.
Note: The calendar only provides a list of upcoming clinics. To sign up, please click on the "Sign Up Here" link above.
Questions? Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 612-626-5520.
Screenings are offered at no cost to UPlan Medical Program members and covered spouses or same-sex domestic partners. Each screening session takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Testing is first-come, first-served within your group appointment time. Please bring your UCard or your photo ID—an insurance card is not required. Note: Screenings at Boynton Health Service run 8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Screenings at other campus locations run 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
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*For a fasting cholesterol test, individuals must fast (not eat anything) for at least eight hours before an appointment. Water is permitted, but coffee, tea, or pop (soda) may interfere with the test and should be avoided.
If you are unable to fast for your screening, your blood pressure, BMI, height and weight data can be used to get the 150 Wellness points.
You can earn 150 points in your Wellness Points Bank by simply attending a Biometric Health Screening. In order to receive your points, data from the screenings must be submitted by Boynton Health Service to the Wellness Assessment. It takes six to eight weeks for data to appear in your Wellness Points Bank and Wellness Assessment.
For more information, visit The Office of Human Resources Wellness Program's Health Screenings website.