In an effort to reduce barriers for Hampton Roads residents to get important health screenings, Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health system announced today the availability of requesting a colonoscopy appointment on their web site.
In addition to calling a member of the scheduling team at (757) 398-2316 or toll-free at 1 (866) 878-9488, patients can now log on to www.bshr.com/colonoscopy and fill out a short form requesting an appointment and hit send.
A Bon Secours representative will respond to the request at the phone number or email provided within the next 2-4 business days to confirm the appointment. In order to self-schedule a colonoscopy, the patient must meet the following criteria:
- Between the ages of 50 – 65 if no family history of colon cancer OR any age if immediate family member has history of colon cancer before the age of 50
- No previous history of gastrointestinal conditions
- No significant medical problems