Sacred Heart Offering Free Health Screenings

Sacred Heart Offering Free Health Screenings

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During August, Sacred Heart Health System will provide several free heart-health screenings in Pensacola, Century and Orange Beach, Ala. One location will be dedicated to bone-density screenings. These screenings will be held inside the facilities listed below.

Heart-health screenings measure blood pressure, blood sugar and total cholesterol and can detect anemia. These screenings are helpful in diagnosing conditions that put people at high risk for heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other health problems. Bone-density screenings aid in the detection of osteoporosis. 

Following is the August schedule:

  • Aug. 14 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Cobb Center, 601 E. Mallory St., Pensacola. Heart-health screening.
  • Aug. 20 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Century Council on Aging, 6025 Industrial Blvd., Century. Heart-health screening.
  • Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kingdom Life Worship Center, 1508 W. LaRua St., Pensacola. Non-fasting heart-health screening.
  • Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Orange Beach Senior Center, 26251 Canal Rd., Orange Beach, Ala. Non-fasting heart-health screening.
  • Aug. 28 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Moorings Apartments, 8491 Old Spanish Trail Rd., Pensacola. Heart-health screening.
  • Aug. 29 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 401 Van Pelt Lane, Pensacola. Osteoporosis screening. 

Mission in Motion is a community service provided by Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola. The mobile unit's free services also are made possible by support from the law firm of Kerrigan, Estess, Rankin and McLeod, as well as the Gannett Foundation and other community donors. For more information about this enrollment, please call 850-416-6040.

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