To find out about the next available health screening, please call (650) 289-5400.
Blood Pressure Screening
Registered Nurse Volunteers
This is a free, drop-in screening offered every Thursday from 10-11:30 am at 450 Bryant St. and the 4th Wednesday of the month from 9:30-10:30am at Senior Friendship Day at Cubberly in Room M4 at 4000 Middlefield Road to check and monitor blood pressure. Preformed by registered nurses, it includes assistance regarding medications, information on nutrition as it affects blood pressure, and referrals to other resources if appropriate. A record is provided to each client for his or her personal use and to share with their physician.
Skin Cancer Screening
Palo Alto Medical Foundation Dermatologists
Skin cancer screening is an opportunity to check out questionable changes on existing moles, sun-exposed areas, and other spots that are of concern. This is a monthly screening and does not provide treatment. The physician will refer you to your dermatologist or primary care physician if necessary.
Audiologists, Pacific Hearing Service
Hearing screenings are most appropriate for individuals who are not currently using hearing aids. This quarterly screening will identify individuals who need a comprehensive hearing evaluation.
Oral Health Screening
Patti Chan, RDH, MS.
This is a quarterly inspection of the mouth to see if there are any oral or dental problems. Patients can ask the dentist questions and discuss their concerns. No x-rays are taken, no treatment is given, and no cleaning is performed. Please note that this oral health screening is not intended to take the place of an annual or bi-annual examination by your dentist.
This quarterly service offers free spinal joint evaluation to detect misalignment of vertebrae, which could lead to pinching of nerves that may be the cause of symptoms such as headaches, low back pain, neck pain, and other symptoms.