Mobile Health Services

The Mobile Health Unit at Frye Regional Medical Center brings healthcare to you in a way that is unique to the greater Hickory area.

Frye is making it easier than ever to stay on top of your health. Offering education, vaccines, and screening tools, the Frye team is here to help you get on the road to wellness.

Look for the Mobile Health Unit at community events, corporate wellness fairs, senior centers, churches, and local gatherings.

As a trusted regional medical center, Frye is reaching out to help people take control of their health through accessible, affordable health screenings and education.

Request Mobile Health Services

The Mobile Health Unit is fully customizable to your needs. Choose from our menu of services listed below to tailor to the needs of your organization. To learn more or to schedule a visit with your employer, church, or community
event, call 855.200.FRYE.

Community Screenings

The mobile screening bus is available for mammograms the second Wednesday of the month from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Office Practice of Pharmacy in Taylorsville. Call 828.315.7016 to schedule an appointment.

Available Services

Digital Screening Mammography

A form of mammography that uses computers instead of film to examine breast tissue for signs of breast cancer.

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

This screening reviews health factors that may indicate a person's chance of having a cardiovascular event such as a heart attack or stroke.  A Cardiovascular Risk Assessment includes total cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure check, height, weight, BMI, waist circumference and stroke risk assessment.

Stroke Risk Assessment

Find out your risk for stroke and ways to reduce your risk.

Total Cholesterol and Glucose Screening

This screening measures the amount of total cholesterol and glucose in your blood. 

Vein Screening

This visual exam will check for possible issues with large or varicose veins. This procedure is good for people who have pain in their legs that doesn’t go away and for people who stand for long periods of time.

Diabetes Education

Diabetic Foot Inspection

A healthcare provider will do a complete examination of the foot to look for small sores or open areas that may be difficult to heal. The healthcare provider will also check for areas that are numb or tingly.

Height, Weight, and Body Mass Index (BMI)

Your height and weight will be taken.  With these measurements, your Body Mass Index (BMI) can be calculated.

Surgical Weight Loss Screening

Your height and weight will be taken and your Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated.  An assessment will be performed of your risk factors to determine if you could be a candidate for surgical weight loss.

Skin Cancer Education

Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT)

A PFT helps to determine if lung function is normal or abnormal. This screening measures how much air the lungs can hold and how well the lungs use the air that you breathe.

Flu Vaccines

Balance and Falls Risk Assessment

A Physical Therapist will review risk factors for falling which include age, medications, history of previous falls, and medical conditions and offer advice on how to prevent falls.

Various Heath Education Opportunities