Where can I get free biometric screening?
Through Project Health, the company hosts events at CVS Pharmacy locations offering free biometric screenings including blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose level and body mass index to detect early risks of chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease before they become life-threatening.
How does the testing at CVS work?
Drive-thru testing When patients arrive for their appointment, they are required to stay in their cars and go to the CVS Pharmacy drive-thru window to complete their test. Testing is supervised by a local MinuteClinic provider, and CVS Pharmacy team members oversee the collection of specimens at the drive-thru window.
Are biometric screenings free?
You’re not surprised when a health insurance plan tells you your screenings are “free.” But you know they are making money off their entire offering, and you know the screenings cost them something to provide; you know in the end, the biometric screenings are not free.
Where can I get biometric screening?
Some of the tests must take place at a commercial laboratory or provider’s office. Others provide biometric screenings at an employee health fair or at home using a kit. Usually, the screening location is at the employee’s discretion. Most employers offer a variety of options in this area.
Can I get biometric screening at CVS?
Does CVS check wellness?
Our MinuteClinic® providers perform general medical exams (excluding annual physicals), DOT, camp, college and sports physicals. We can also help with smoking cessation, tests, one-time medication renewals and refills, eyelash lengthening and weight loss.
Do you swab yourself at CVS?
Patients will be provided with a test kit, given instructions, and a CVS Health team member will observe the self-swab process. Patients will be directed to wait in their personal vehicle for their results.
Does CVS draw blood?
Our practitioners provide this service to patients 18 years or older. For the best results, we recommend that you fast 8 to 12 hours before your visit. Your practitioner will review your medical history and perform the following: Blood pressure check.
Can you get your blood pressure checked at CVS?
MinuteClinic® providers are trained to measure and assess your blood pressure and help you to understand what your numbers mean. If your diagnosis indicates high blood pressure, they can provide you with a personalized initial treatment plan.