November 17, 2017
Orange Park Medical Center to host free heart health screenings in Clay County. The screening event will take place on Saturday, November 18th 8:00am - 12:00pm, just one day before the American Heart Association's First Coast Heart Walk.
During the event there will be a number of screenings and consultations available at no charge. The screenings include blood sugar, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI) and an Ankle-brachial index (ABI) screening for peripheral arterial disease.
"Investing in ones Cardiovascular health is not only important to length of life but vital to ensure quality of life," said Jonathan Constantin, Cardiologist at Orange Park Medical Center.
Physicians and nutritionists will be available to discuss screening results. In addition to consultations, the American Heart Association will be providing information on sodium consumption and free yoga classes will be available throughout the event starting at 8:30am.
"Cardiovascular fitness allows one to enjoy the activities of daily living most people take for granted until they are taken away from them and end up wishing they did more to keep themselves healthy," said Dr. Constantin.
Pre-registration is available for the screenings. Attendees can skip the lines by calling (800) 889-3627 or visiting the Orange Park Screenings website.
For more information about the Know Your Numbers Screening Event visit Orange Park Screenings.
The event will be located at Orange Park Medical Center, 2001 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073.