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STURDY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOLDING A FREE
HEART HEALTH FAIR ON FEBRUARY 7;
STROKE SCREENINGS TO BE OFFERED
ATTLEBORO, MA, January 17, 2014 – Sturdy Memorial will hold its annual Heart Health Fair on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 7 – 10:30 a.m. in Conference Rooms A, B & C and F & G at the Hospital. The fair will feature health screenings, general health information, exercise information, samples of heart healthy food and more.
Blood pressure measurements, risk factor assessments, stroke screenings, and glucose and cholesterol testing will be offered free of charge. Wound Management Services will also be providing free arterial disease foot screenings at the fair (no nylon hosiery or tights). Test results will be mailed. Hospital staff nurses and laboratory technicians will administer the screenings. The Fair is being held in conjunction with National Wear Red Day, where pins and refreshments will be available.
Pre-registration is required for glucose and cholesterol testing. Cholesterol tests require a 12-hour fast. To make an appointment, please call 508/236-8555. For the convenience of our patients and visitors, valet service is available at the Emergency Care Center (ECC) entrance. The valet service is FREE to all patients and visitors and is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sturdy Memorial Hospital is a full-service, independent, financially stable, not-for-profit acute care community hospital in Attleboro, Massachusetts.