St. Elizabeth Free Carotid Artery Screenings
Thursday, October 7, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Heart and Vascular Institute of St. Elizabeth Healthcare will offer free stroke and carotid screenings for *qualified men and women age 40 or older at the Newport Branch on Oct 7th from 9 a.m. to 2p.m. Carotid Artery Screening checks the arteries in the neck where plaque buildup can lead to blockages, which are the #1 cause of stroke. *To qualify for the free screening you must be: Age 40 or older With two or more risk factors: Smoker or former smoker – Hypertension/High Blood Pressure – Elevated Cholesterol – Elevated Triglycerides – Diabetic – Obesity/Overweight – History of Stroke or TIA (mini stroke) – Family History of Stroke or TIA – Family history of Cardiovascular disease. Registration is required via St. Elizabeth Scheduling. Please contact (859)301-WELL (9355) to see if you qualify and to schedule an appointment.