Stroke Awareness & Prevention Fair

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Don't miss our Stroke Awareness & Prevention Fair!

Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability. But stroke is largely preventable. Knowing your individual risk factors is essential to preventing stroke.

Stroke Facts

  • Each year 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke - that's an average of 1 every 40 seconds.
  • There are two broad categories of stroke: those caused by a blockage of blood flow and those caused by bleeding in to the brain.
  • The blockage of a blood vessel in the brain or neck, called ischemic stroke, is the most frequent cause of stroke and accounts for approximately 80% of strokes.
  • Risk factors for stroke include: age, gender, race, family history of stroke, high blood pressure, cigarette smoking, heart disease, high cholesterol, physical inactivity and diabetes.
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Free Activities 

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
Cooking Demonstrations
Nutrition Consultation.
Fitness Testing
Learn CPR
Cardiac Risk Factor Screenings
Smoking Cessation – Pulmonary Screening
Cardiovascular Screening - Cholesterol / Glucose / Blood Pressure / BMIg.
Carotid Screening

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Stroke Lecture Series

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Convenient Scheduling of Other Health Services

We can also help you schedule your DEXA bone scan, mammogram, nutrition counseling, comprehensive wellness physical, well-woman exam, immunizations, and help you enroll in our cardiac rehab, pulmonary rehab, or diabetes self management program. We'll work with you to get any necessary orders from your doctor.

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