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Individual Screenings

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About Individual Health Screenings

UA employees eligible for full benefits have access to free, voluntary mini health screenings. These mini screenings take 15 minutes and are conducted at the Life & Work Connections' office (715 N. Park, Tucson, AZ 85719). 

Individual Health Screenings assess:

  • Blood Pressure/Pulse
  • Total Cholesterol*
  • HDL ("good cholesterol")*
  • Body composition (weight, body mass index, waist measurement and % body fat)
  • Cardiovascular Endurance (3-minute YMCA Bench Step Test)
  • A1c Diabetes test (measures long-term blood sugar)* - available for $10 fee
*Cholesterol and Hemoglobin A1c testing are done with a finger stick - no fasting required.

Get Immediate Answers

Life & Work Connections professional staff helps you make sense of your results right away. All results are reviewed in a brief, confidential consultation with a trained health professional. Fitness and nutrition coaching as well as counseling and consultation services are available for free for those who would like follow-up information. 

Time slots for Individual Health Screenings are limited. If you are unable to schedule a time, consider working with your department to host a Department Health Screening.

Click Here To Schedule Your Screening

You will receive an automatic email message confirming your registration and a reminder email two days before your appointment.

"This program is very beneficial to University employees for the following reasons. The tests are absolute. After completing the screening, you know your cholestrerol level, your blood pressure levels, if your weight is appropriate for you at this stage of your life, and if you are at risk for Diabetes. The LWC staff are professional and give you personalized attention. They guide you through the information on fitness and nutrition to help you understand what is appropriate for you [...] You are doing the University a good service by keeping its employees on the road to health and happiness"

- UA appointed professional