Sometimes, conditions can go undetected, which makes them worse. A general wellness panel is a series of tests that check to make sure your systems are normal. Generally, you should get a panel done once a year during your wellness exam. However, visit frequency can vary with age.

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What is a general wellness panel?

When mild health problems go undetected, they sometimes can lead to serious conditions. A general wellness panel is a series of tests that check to make sure your body's systems are functioning normally. Generally, you should get a panel done once a year during your wellness exam. However, the frequency of visits can vary with age.

A general wellness panel will usually check your:

A general wellness panel may also include a urinalysis test or a basic or comprehensive metabolic panel.

What should you expect with a general wellness panel?

Finding out the results of your wellness panel is a first step in getting and staying healthy. Your specific results might point toward lifestyle changes to maintain health and wellness. Those changes might include changing your diet and increasing the amount you exercise. Your results might also point toward the need for a follow-up visit to a healthcare provider to decide on next steps.

A general wellness panel helps make sure all parts of your body are healthy. If you haven’t had a general wellness panel lately, contact the nearest CareNow® urgent care clinic to set up an exam. You can minimize your wait time with our Web Check-In®.