Preventive Health/Wellness

Community Medical Center encourages everyone to be proactive about staying healthy. One way to prevent chronic illness or serious disease is to follow a schedule for preventative screenings. Most of these screenings are now covered by insurance companies at no cost to the insured individual. Talk with your doctor about which screenings you may need based on your health.

Some of the common screenings recommended by national advisory groups are listed here.


Physical Exam – Annual exam age birth-18

Vaccine – Various vaccines are recommend ages birth-18

Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis – Sexually active youth

Depression – Children 12+ with signs or symptoms

Developmental screening – age 9 – 30 months

Hearing screening – all children

HIV – Teens age 15+

Obesity – age 2+

Vision – age 3+


Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm – Men age 65-75 who have ever smoked tobacco

Alcohol Use screening – All adults

Bone Density screening – Women 65+

Breast Cancer Screening – Women age 40-75

Cervical Cancer – PAP Test every 3 years Women age 21-65

Colorectal Cancer – Adults age 45+ every 5 years, Men and Women at high risk

Depression – All Adults

Diabetes – Adults with high blood pressure

Falls – Adults age 65+

Hepatitis C – Adults born 1945 -1965

HIV – All Adults

Lung Cancer – Adults age 55-80 who have smoked tabacco

Vaccines – Pneumonia – Age 65+

Vaccines – Flu – All Adults