Baptist Heart Hosts Annual Low-Cost Heart Screening

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For almost 20 years, Baptist has offered a low-cost heart screening to help people identify heart disease risks. On Saturday, February 4, 2017, from 7:00 am until 11:00 am, Baptist Heart, a division of Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Miss., will kick-off February being designated as national heart disease awareness month with its $25 basic heart screening.

This day, deemed as Baptist’s Heart Day 2017, is a screening, available only by appointment, for adults ages 18 and older. Participants are required to fast for 12 hours before their scheduled screening. Valued at $450, the screening features Baptist’s Heart Basic package which includes:

• Heart risk assessment

• Blood pressure

• Height and weight with BMI calculation

• EKG

• Total cholesterol and glucose

 

The $25 screening will take place at Baptist Medical Center – Colonnades Medical Office Building, 501 Marshall Street in Jackson, Miss.

Deadline to make an appointment is Friday, January 27, 2017. Register online at www.baptistheart.org/heartday or call 601-948- 6262.

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