Five Minutes or Less for Health Weekly Tip: Schedule a Check-Up

schedule a check upMonday, May 11 is National Women’s Check-Up Day and this week is National Women’s Health Week. The day is dedicated to encourage women to visit their health care professionals to receive or schedule check-ups. National Women’s Health Week encourages women to take simple steps to live a healthier life.

  • Make an appointment with your health provider for a check-up, vaccination, or test. Schedule at least one health screening during May 2015.
  • Write down a list of questions to ask your health provider about your health. Take it with you to your appointment, and write down the answers.
  • Tell your health provider if you have noticed any changes in your body, lifestyle, habits, or work that may require changes in medicines, screenings, and health routines.

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Page last reviewed: April 1, 2015