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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church

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    Register now for your Blueprint for Wellness screening

    April 23, 2019 / By UNY Communications

    Wespath Benefits and Investments and The Center for Health have again teamed up with Quest Diagnostics to offer "Blueprint for Wellness," a free health screening program for eligible participants* in the Upper New York Conference. Quest Diagnostics will be at the Upper New York Annual Conference event at the Oncenter on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, and Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    This is an opportunity to obtain a free comprehensive biometric screening which provides information about your heart, liver, and kidney function, diabetes risk and blood-sugar control, calcium and iron – plus PSA screening for men. In addition to having information to take to your doctor to help implement a wellness plan, HealthFlex participants can earn $100 in Virgin Pulse HealthMiles Cash.**

    Pre-Registration is strongly recommended for the Annual Conference event. You can register for an appointment between now and May 22. A limited number of walk-ins will be allowed depending on time and supply availability. Walk-ins must provide a HealthFlex ID number at the time of the screening.

    You may also choose to get your screening at a local Quest laboratory between January 2 and July 31. Pre-registration is required and appointments are available now.

    Click here for instructions on how to register for an appointment at Annual Conference, as well as fasting requirements.

    Click here for 2019 HealthFlex Wellness Incentives FAQs.

    *Please note: The screening at Annual Conference is only available to participants and spouses covered by the HealthFlex PPO B1000 and CDHP plans. 

    **To earn the $100 in HealthCash, you must be a HealthFlex participant enrolled in Virgin Pulse by the end of the day of your screening.  To enroll in Virgin Pulse, login to your HealthFlex/WebMD account at:, choose “Join Virgin Pulse” and follow the instructions.

    Important Notice for Via Benefits Participants

    Participants and spouses enrolled in Via Benefits are not eligible to obtain a screening at Annual Conference.  As an alternative for Via Benefits participants, a health screening can be obtained at any Quest Diagnostics laboratory by calling 1-855-623-9355.  Via Benefits participants are not eligible for the HealthCash. 

    With more than 144,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 91 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our mission is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."