Blood Pressure Screening at STMC Huge Success

2/17/2012

Southern Tennessee Medical Center was extremely pleased with the community involvement at the free blood pressure screening offered on Thursday, February 9th.  The screening took place in the front Lobby of the hospital with visitors, patients, their families and hospital staff participating.  “We are hopeful that by offering more screenings and education events,” states Mary Beth McClain, RN / STMC / EHH Health Management Director, “that we can help our communities focus on being healthier.”

Blood pressure screenings will be offered throughout the month of February in local businesses, STMC and EHH Partners-In-Education, and the lobby of STMC and EHH.  The next STMC screening will take place in the lobby on Thursday, February 23rd from 9:00 am until 11:00 am and the Emerald-Hodgson Hospital lobby blood pressure screening will be offered Wednesday, February 29th from 9:00 am until 10:30 am.  If you would like more information on these or other upcoming events, please call 931-967-8259.

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