Baton Rouge General Hosts Free Vascular Screening14-Jan-2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2014
Baton Rouge, La. – Baton Rouge General is hosting a free vascular health screening, with clinical direction from CVT Surgical Center, on Thursday, Jan. 23, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Baton Rouge General’s Bluebonnet hospital. The screening is designed to identify those who are at risk for cardiovascular disease and/or those who may need follow-up care for medical conditions relating to the body’s cardiovascular system. The event will also offer blood pressure checks, body mass indexing and additional screenings. Refreshments will be provided to registrants.
Registration is required for this free event. For more information about screening eligibility requirements and to register, visit BRGeneral.org or call (225) 763-4280.
About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is a full-service community hospital, with 527 licensed beds between two campuses. As the first hospital in Baton Rouge, opening its doors in 1900, Baton Rouge General has a long history of groundbreaking milestones, as well as providing the Greater Baton Rouge community with high quality healthcare for generations. From our birth center to senior services, and state-of-the-art heart and cancer care, Baton Rouge General provides care for the whole family at every age and every stage of life.
Baton Rouge General is affiliated with and also serves as a satellite campus of Tulane University School of Medicine. In addition to serving as a satellite campus for Tulane medical students in the LEAD (Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Discovery) Academy program, Baton Rouge General also offers a Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, School of Nursing and School of Radiologic Technology. Baton Rouge General, an accredited teaching hospital since 1991, is committed to exceptional medical education and serves a diverse population that is representative of the types of patients, injuries, illnesses and healthcare needs most frequently seen by physicians in private practice. For more information, visit BRGeneral.org, find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BatonRougeGeneral and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.