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Crouse Providing Free Heart Health Screenings During SouthSide Commuity Health Fair June 10


Screenings - News SizeCrouse Hospital is providing free heart health screenings for adults this Friday, June 10, as part of the SouthSide Community Health Fair at the Boys & Girls Club, 212 VanBuren St. in Syracuse. The event runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Additional free healthcare screenings include lead testing for children six and younger; anonymous and confidential HIV testing; and opportunities to make appointments for free cancer screenings.

Free food, live music, giveaways and raffle prizes – including an iPad 2 – are all part of the event to raise awareness of health issues our community faces. The event is sponsored through a grant from the Central New York Community Foundation. For more information contact Reverend Colette Matthews at 315/476-3737.

Heart health screenings include readings for total cholesterol, glucose levels, blood pressure and a personal risk profile. No fasting is required, and results are received in approximately 15 minutes. The results are reviewed with a Crouse hospital healthcare provider.

Crouse Hospital is dedicated to promoting community health and one of the most important aspects of that is providing free screenings to give each individual a chance to learn about their own personal health. 

Cheryl Abrams
Crouse Hospital
Communications Department
Phone: 315/470-7123
Fax: 315/470-7232

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