Mercer County Preventative Health Screenings Now Taking Appointments

Your Mercer County Farm Bureau is inviting you to take part in a preventive health screening blood draw to be offered on Tuesday, March 8thth, 2022 from 6am-9am at the Fire Department on 211 Southeast 3rd Street, Aledo, IL 61231! These screenings include a blood draw with panels similar to a wellness draw at your doctor’s office, but at a fraction of the cost!

Identify any health concerns early, while they’re still very treatable or give yourself piece of mind that your own the right track with your health! It is recommended to have an annual blood draw after the age of forty to track basic health values with focus on prevention first! Appointments are limited for this event, so call now!

Base Package Health Screening - $100 includes blood draw and blood pressure check

Base Package Blood Draw to Include: 

Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP), Lipid Panel and Complete Blood Count (CBC) – these panels test values such as cholesterol, glucose, protein counts, electrolytes, liver enzymes, white & red blood cell counts and much more. These tests can indicate risk for heart disease, diabetes and many other chronic conditions. Important: The blood draw does require a 12-hour fast.


Added Tests Participants May Opt to Include in Their Panel:

Prostate Specific Antigen, $25 (PSA) – prostate health for men. Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, $25 (TSH) – thyroid gland function. Hemoglobin A1C, $25 (A1C) – provides 90 day average of blood sugar. Testosterone, $25 – indicates levels of testosterone in the blood. Vitamin D, $25 – indicates level of Vitamin D in the blood. C-Reactive Protein, $25 (CRP) – indicates level of inflammation in the body.

Your screening the day of the event will take about 15 minutes, and you will receive your results in the mail in 2-3 weeks. You will have the option of scheduling a follow-up 1-1 consultation to review your results with a Certified Health Coach OR Nurse Practitioner.

For the typical farm family with insurance purchased on the marketplace or direct from an insurer, the above blood work in the Base Package Health Screening may cost upwards of $750-$1000! Your cost at this health screening through Thrive Wellness, Inc. is $100!

Thrive Wellness, Inc. (Peoria, IL) is a workplace/professional organization wellness company providing health screenings and health education. We are backed by Northwestern Medicine / Health Lab out of Chicago, IL who performs testing on specimens and Private Family Practice Nurse Practitioner, Tarah Gibbs (Pekin, IL) who serves as Medical Consultant to Thrive Wellness, Inc.


Contact Bob Phillips, Director of Thrive Wellness, at 309-550-9172 or

We accept cash, check or debit/credit for payment.