Northside Cherokee Offers Free Stroke Screening Dec. 11

 

 

Did you know that 80 percent of all strokes are preventable? Northside would like to help you identify your risk factors and what you can do to reduce your chance of having a stroke .Northside Hospital’s Stroke Center is offering free screenings to determine individual risks for stroke. The screening will be offered in Canton at Northside Cherokee Hospital on Wednesday, December 11.

The comprehensive screenings will be administered by health care professionals and will include a risk assessment, blood pressure reading, total cholesterol (HDL, ratio of TC/HDL), glucose, a limited number of carotid ultrasounds and a one-on-one consultation with a healthcare professional.

Criteria for this screening include being age 50 or above along with at least one of the following:

    • Smoker
    • Hypertension
    • Diabetic
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • History of Preeclampsia

 

The free screening will take place:

From 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, December 11

Northside Hospital Cherokee

Galleria Room

450 Northside Cherokee Blvd, Canton, GA  30115

 

Free parking is available. Appointments are required. Call 404-851-6550 and press “0.” Register early, as spaces will fill quickly.