KentuckyOne Health Offers Free Heart Health Screenings at Kentucky State Fair

8/14/2012

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Barbara Mackovic
Senior Manager
BarbaraMackovic@KentuckyOneHealth.org
Phone: 502-587-4230
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KentuckyOne Health will offer free cholesterol screenings from 9 a.m. -1:30 p.m. each day and free blood pressure screenings all day, every day at the Kentucky State Fair, August 16-26.
 
KentuckyOne will have one of the largest health care exhibits in the “Health Horizons” area of the South Wing. The exhibit will feature a large inflatable heart that visitors can walk through and learn the anatomy of the organ and cardiovascular care. Approximately 60 clinical and non-clinical volunteers will be on-hand each day.
 
Heart health awareness and education is particularly important for Kentuckians. Kentucky ranks ninth in the nation for deaths from heart disease and stroke.
 
What: KentuckyOne Health Screenings and Health Education at Kentucky State Fair
 
When: Thursday, August 16 through Sunday, August 26
            9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
 
Where: Kentucky Fair and Expo Center
South Wing “Health Horizons” area
KentuckyOne Health exhibit
 
Opportunities:
·        KentuckyOne employees providing free cholesterol and blood pressure screenings
·        Fair attendees receiving heart education and walking through giant inflatable heart
·        Interviews with KentuckyOne Health physicians
 
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