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Chilton Hospital Offers Stroke Screenings to the Community for National Stroke Awareness Month
04/18/2013

Stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States.

In honor of National Stroke Awareness Month, Chilton Hospital’s Community Outreach Department is raising stroke awareness through two stroke screenings. They will be held on Thursday, May 2, from 4 to 6 p.m., and Monday, May 13, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the Chilton Health Network building, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains.

The screenings include:

  • Blood pressure screening
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Glucose screening
  • Carotid bruits assessment
  • Atrial fibrillation through pulse palpitation
  • Health education counseling and materials

Additional information about the screenings:

  • May 2: includes total, HDL and TC/HDL ratio. Fasting is not required.
  • May 13: includes total, LDL, HDL, triglycerides and TC/HDL ratio. Fasting is recommended for accurate results, but not required.

The stroke screenings are $25 and are by appointment only. For more information or to make an appointment, call (973) 831-5475.

Morristown Medical Center
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

Overlook Medical Center
99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
908-522-2000

Newton Medical Center
175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
973-383-2121

Chilton Medical Center
97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
973-831-5000

Goryeb Children's Hospital
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

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