Wellness and Preventative Medicine
The Health First Center at Catawba Valley Medical Center offers wellness
programs for work sites and integrates the most current screenings and
health education. The programs are designed to help individuals achieve
positive lifestyle changes, while assisting companies in containing health
Programs can be custom-designed for each company based on the needs of
its employees. health fairs, educational classes, lab work, American Red
Cross and American Heart Association first aid and CPR classes, mobile
mammography services, and blood borne pathogens classes are just a few
of the wellness and prevention opportunities available.
Heart Check Profile
Includes total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL, risk factor, and glucose.
Staff is provided on-site to assess employees’ blood pressure.
Personal Wellness Profile
This is an evaluation tool completed by employees. Employees answer questions
related to their health, lifestyle, and high risk areas and receive a
comprehensive report with health information pertinent to each individual.
A comprehensive follow-up report is provided to the company.
Educational Feedback Session
A health educator or registered nurse visits the company following screenings
and collection of data. Lab results and/or health risk appraisals are
explained to employees. Health handouts are provided, and recommendations
are made to employees for follow-up.
Height and Weight
Measurements are taken by our screening staff.
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
This test can be ordered in conjunction with any of the screening packages.
The Mobile Mammography Unit can be brought on-site to provide convenient
screenings for female employees.
American Red Cross and/or American Heart Association first aid classes.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
American Heart Association CPR classes.
On-site vaccinations provided by a registered nurse.