Take an Active Role in Your Health
Monitor your own health with affordable, direct access lab tests from Rooks County Health Center. Confidential, no doctor’s order required and results sent directly to you. Convenient, no appointment necessary, walk-ins welcome. Test results available the same day, often within an hour. Visit with an RCH lab technologist to consider which test(s) best serves your needs.
Affordable Wellness Tests are self-initiated tests as opposed to tests ordered by your doctor. They allow you to take a proactive role in your health and potentially expedite diagnosis with your doctor’s evaluation. These tests will not be shared with any third party and therefore are not applicable for reimbursement by your insurance company or Medicare. For a better understanding of the test results, additional medical advice and treatment, you will need to contact your personal physician.
RCH strongly suggests you see your physician if you have symptoms of an illness. Screenings are not intended to replace doctor visits or diagnose medical conditions.
• No appointment necessary
• No doctor’s order required
• Same day test results
• $7 to $50 per test
• One-time $5 lab fee per visit
• Not applicable for insurance or Medicare reimbursement.
• Test results mailed directly to you
• In case of critical laboratory test results, you will be called promptly.
Cardiac Risk (*12-14 hour fast) $23
These tests along with other risk factors such as age and sex can help determine whether you have a slight, moderate or high chance of having a cardiovascular event such as heart attack or stroke. This profile of tests measures cholesterol and triglycerides and evaluates good (HDL) and bad (LDL) cholesterol. If you have a history or family history of high lipids or just want to know risk estimates, this is a good screening and monitoring test for you. *For accurate testing, please refrain from eating or drinking 12-14 hours before testing. Sips of water are acceptable.Click here to learn more.
Thyroid Test $20
Thyroid hormones influence metabolism, body temperature, growth and development. During infancy and childhood, these hormones are vital for brain development. This test helps diagnose and monitor thyroid disorders, female infertility problems and screens newborns for under-active thyroid. The following combination of symptoms may be attributed to your thyroid:
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• Rapid heart rate
• Weight loss
• Hand tremors
• Irritated eyes
• Difficulty sleeping
• Weight gain
• Dry skin
• Cold intolerance
• Fatigue, malaise or weakness
Proactive Chem 14 (*8 hour fast) $25
Providing the best overall health screening, the Proactive Chem 14 is a comprehensive analysis of 14 tests that checks the status of your kidneys, liver, electrolyte and acid/base balance, blood sugar and blood proteins. These tests also monitor hypertension and kidney or liver-related side effects from specific medication. *For accurate testing, please refrain from eating or drinking 8 hours before testing. Sips of water are acceptable.Click here to learn more.
Men’s Health $35
Screen and monitor prostate cancer, prostatitis and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Consider if you have difficult, painful and/or frequent urination or pelvic pain. This test is recommended yearly starting at age 50, and starting at age 40 for men who are at increased risk for prostate cancer such as those of African-American decent or who have a history or family history of the disease. These tests along with a digital rectal examination by your physician are used to evaluate the male prostate.
Am I Pregnant? $10
The five common symptoms of early pregnancy are a missed period, urinary frequency, fatigue, recurring nausea as well as sore and enlarged breasts. If you are experiencing these symptoms, consider this sensitive test as soon as possible. This hormone can be detected as early as 7-10 days after conception.
Blood Grouping $46
Determines blood and Rh type, which prove to be helpful when donating blood and for people undergoing blood transfusions due to blood disorders or excessive blood loss. Advised for pregnant women to determine the risk of Rh incompatibility between the mother and fetus. The above clinical situations should be monitored by a physician. Additionally, people who are just curious to know their blood type may consider this test.
Blood Coagulation $18
This test serves two purposes. It evaluates how well blood-thinning medications are working (monitored by your physician), and it helps detect and diagnose a bleeding disorder, which can be indicated by the following signs or symptoms:
• Bleeding gums
• Heavy menstrual periods
• Blood in the stool and/or urine
• Loss of vision
• Arthritic-type symptoms
• Chronic anemia
Blood Cell Profile $18
Determine general health status and screen for and monitor a variety of disorders such as anemia, infection, clotting factors, excessive bleeding and other diseases. Consider if you’re experiencing fatigue or weakness, suspected infection, inflammation, bruising or bleeding.
Strep Throat Evaluation $14
Get tested if you experience inflammation and soreness of the back of the throat, fever, rash, headache, reddened throat with white or yellow spots, swollen and tender neck, weakness and loss of appetite. It is important that streptococcus infections be treated promptly with antibiotics. See your physician immediately should you test positive. Left untreated, strep infections can cause serious complications which can permanently damage the heart or kidneys.
Mono Evaluation $9
Get tested if you experience sore throat, swollen glands in neck/armpits, fever, headache, ongoing weakness or fatigue, enlarged liver or spleen, a rash and possibly stomach pain. Mononucleosis occurs primarily in adolescence. Although rest is the primary treatment for mono, you should be tested to see if an examination is necessary to determine if your liver or spleen are enlarged and thereby refrain from heavy lifting or sports to avoid a rupture. A ruptured spleen is an emergency.
Colon Test $7
Screens for gastrointestinal bleeding, a possible indicator for colon cancer. Recommended annually at the age of 50 for both men and women. Positive results may require additional testing by your physician.
Urine Evaluation (*First Morning Sample) $13
Screen for kidney disorders and for urinary tract infections (UTI). *First morning samples are the most valuable. For your convenience, you may pick up a sterile cup and collect at home. Be sure to bring your sample to the lab within one hour of collection or keep refrigerated for up to 3 hours until you can bring it in for testing.
Symptoms of UTI include the following:
• Back pain
• Frequent urination
• Painful or burning urination
• Abdominal pain
• ConfusionClick here to learn more.
Diabetic Testing Services
Diabetic Health Profile (*8 hr. fast) $50
Combination of blood sugar tests and urine tests for a good overall view of your diabetic health to aid in diagnosis and treatment decisions. These tests are indicated every 3 to 12 months as recommended by your physician.
*For accurate testing, please refrain from eating or drinking 8 hours before testing. Sips of water are acceptable.
Blood Sugar Test: Click here to learn more.
Urine Test: Click here to learn more.
Blood Sugar (*8 hr. fast) $17
Screen for, diagnose and monitor hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia and pre-diabetes.
Symptoms of Hyperglycemia
• Increased thirst
• Increased urination
• Blurred vision
• Slow-healing infections
*For accurate testing, please refrain from eating or drinking 8 hours before testing. Sips of water are acceptable.Click here to learn more.
Average Blood Sugar Measurement $38