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Free Stroke Check Screenings by Abrazo Health Care During May “Stroke Awareness Month”

4/12/2012 1:00:00 AM

 

WHO:

Stroke is the number one cause of death in the United States. In the US, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds and is responsible for more than 137,000 deaths each year.

As part of May’s “National Stroke Awareness Month,” Abrazo Health Care has teamed up with the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to offer free stroke screenings to the community at Hospitals throughout the Valley.  

ABOUT:

Open to the community, the FREE stroke check screenings include:
- Vital signs
- Review of family history
- Risk factor assessment
- Stroke education and materials
- Bruit Check (abnormal sound in carotid artery) if indicated

WHEN & WHERE:

Friday, May 11 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Paradise Valley Hospital – 1st Floor Conference Room
3929 E. Bell Road, Phoenix

Wednesday, May 16  from 8 a.m. – Noon
West Valley Hospital – 2nd Floor Conference Room
13677 W. McDowell Road, Goodyear

Friday, May 18  from 8 a.m. – Noon
Maryvale Hospital – Main Lobby
5102 W. Campbell Avenue, Phoenix

Saturday, May 19 from 8 a.m. – Noon
Arizona Heart Hospital – Main Lobby
1930 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix

Thursday, May 24 from 8 a.m. – Noon
Arrowhead Hospital – Palo Verde Room, Physician’s Plaza
18699 N. 67th Avenue, Glendale

Thursday, May 31 from 8 a.m. – Noon
Phoenix Baptist Hospital – Wellness Center
2000 W. Bethany Home Road, Phoenix

COST:

FREE  

MORE INFO:

To learn more or to register for a screening call 1-855-292-WELL (855-292-9355). 

About Abrazo Health Care
Abrazo Health Care, part of Nashville-based Vanguard Health Systems, serves the metropolitan Phoenix community as one of the largest health care organizations in Arizona. Committed to its mission of helping people achieve health for life, Abrazo is a rising leader in the delivery of quality, personalized healthcare, operating six hospitals, a physician medical group, two health plans and several service-specific institutes and centers

 

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