Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

MHealthy Wellness Assessments to accept walk-ins

Beginning Tuesday, MHealthy Wellness Assessments will accept walk-ins at the following wellness screening sites:

• Tuesday, University Hospital Towsley Lobby, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

• Wednesday, School of Social Work, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

• Thursday, North Ingalls Building, Room 4C07, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

• Thursday, Palmer Commons, Great Lakes North, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

• Friday, Cardiovascular Center, Danto Auditorium, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

• April 20, University Hospital, Room 1H203, 9 a.m.-noon

• April 20, University Hospital Ford Lobby, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

• April 21, Wolverine Tower, Room G18, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

• April 21, Fleming Administration Building, Regent’s Room, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

• April 22, East Ann Arbor Health & Geriatrics Center, Lower Level Conference Room, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

• April 22, University Hospital Ford Lobby, 2:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

• April 23, Michigan Union, Pendleton Room, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

• April 24, U-M Cardiovascular Center, Danto Auditorium, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

MHealthy still encourages scheduling an appointment in advance, as people with appointments will be taken first so they can complete the screening within 30 minutes. To schedule a wellness screening appointment, go to The last screening date is April 24.

“We’re making walk-in appointments available for those who may have missed their appointment, could not find an appointment that fit their schedule or are unable to schedule a specific date and time because of changes in their calendar,” says LaVaughn Palma-Davis, senior director, Health and Well-being Services, University Human Resources.

To expedite the screening process, Palma-Davis also recommends completing the StayWell online Health Questionnaire, available at, prior to the screening appointment and bringing the assigned StayWell User ID and Password. For questions about the online Health Questionnaire, call (800) 926-5455.

Participants learn their cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose levels and talk with a health professional to identify health risk factors. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff members hired before March 1 who complete their wellness assessment qualify for a $100 pre-tax cash incentive.