STMC / EHH Provides Blood Pressure Screening at CVS

2/17/2012

Southern Tennessee Medical Center and Emerald-Hodgson Hospital are very excited to be able to provide blood pressure screenings within the community during the month of February for “National Heart Month.”  The first of the Saturday blood pressure screenings was held on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at the CVS # 4358 in Decherd.  The store manager, Richie Sullivan, and the staff were eager to assist STMC and EHH in promoting heart health.

 Mara Hutchings, RN / STMC Cardiac Cath Lab and Cardiac Rehab Director, was present conducting the blood pressure screenings and providing heart healthy information.  Attendees received thank you gifts for participating and were registered for a door prize.  The next blood pressure screening is scheduled for Saturday, February 11, 2012 and will be held at Fred’s Variety Store #2255 and Pharmacy located in Monteagle from 10:00 am until 1:00 p.m.  Dr. Mitch Basaraba, Cardiologist, will also be present to answer questions and share heart health information.

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