Health Protection & Education Services

About Screenings

 HPES provides  healthcare access in a nontraditional setting. Volunteer doctors, nurses, dentists and professional health care providers offer free health screening services on the third Saturday of the month at the University City Library.

The Library is centrally located at 6701 Delmar Blvd. and accessible by public transportation from all parts of metropolitan St. Louis. HPES provides more than 700 health screenings annually.

Screening tests offered include:

  • Blood glucose checks (Diabetes)
  • Blood pressure 
  • Pulse
  • Cholesterol (LDL, HDL, Triglycerides)
  • Skin inspection
  • Heart & Lung Disease (EKG/pulmonary function)
  • Hearing
  • Glaucoma
  • Height and weight
  • BMI
  • Stool Exam
  • Vision