Grundy County Health Department

660.359.4196 | wellness@grundycountyhealth.org

Please read the following information before your scheduled blood draw appointment.

 

Our service has changed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please observe the following safety guidelines implemented to protect clients and staff.

Before Your Appointment

We will call the day before your appointment to remind you and ask you a few screening questions.

Download and Complete Your Consent Form

Download and complete the Blood Draw Consent form in advance. If you do not have a printer, you can email the completed form to us but you will still need to call for an appointment.

Stay Home If You Are Sick!

Do not expose others if you believe you are ill. If you cannot keep your appointment, give us a call at (660) 359-4196, so we can make that time available for someone else.

Wear A Mask

Clients must wear face coverings during their blood draw appointments to protect our staff. Please wear your own mask; if GCHD provides a mask for you, there will be a surcharge added to the cost of your blood draw. Learn more about the importance of face coverings during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Wait In Your Car

To minimize the number of people in the waiting room, wait in your car until a GCHD staff member invites you to come in. Please complete your Consent Form before your visit; blank forms are available for download on our website or outside our office on the day of your appointment.

All Results Will Be Mailed

Due to COVID-19, all results will be mailed, usually the following day.

Results Are Sent To You
We do not send results to your doctor. We will send two copies of your results; it is your responsibility to share results with your physician.

Drink Water!

It will be easier to draw your blood if you are well-hydrated, please drink plenty of water before
your appointment
.

About Fasting

If this is a fasting test--don't eat or drink anything, except water, after midnight
Fasting tests: Glucose, CMP (complete metabolic panel), Vitamin D.

No Insurance Billing For This Service

We cannot bill Medicare or Health Insurance. The low cost is is a self-pay price.