Free Blood Pressure Checks Available at Good Shepherd Outpatient Rehabilitation—CedarPointe1/29/2009
January 29, 2009
Alentown, Pa. - In observance of National Heart Health Month, Good Shepherd Outpatient Rehabilitation – CedarPointe is offering free blood pressure checks throughout February. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for stroke, heart attack and other heart disease.
Members of the public are invited to receive their free blood pressure check during regular business hours, which are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Good Shepherd Outpatient Rehabilitation—CedarPointe is located at 1651 N. Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, behind the Roma Building off Walbert Avenue.
Appointments are not necessary for the blood pressure check. A free gift will be given to everyone who stops by.
For more information about Good Shepherd Outpatient Rehabilitation—CedarPointe, call 484-788-0728 or visit www.GoodShepherdRehab.org.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a nationally recognized rehabilitation leader, offering a continuum of care for people with physical and cognitive disabilities and specializing in assistive and rehabilitation technology. More than 40,000 people come to Good Shepherd each year for specialized programs in stroke, orthopedics, brain injury, spinal cord injury, pediatrics, amputation and more. Good Shepherd provides rehabilitation services in 8 eastern Pennsylvania counties. Good Shepherd operates 16 outpatient sites, 4 inpatient sites, a long-term acute care hospital, 2 long-term care homes for people with severe disabilities, an independent living facility, a Work Services division that provides employment training and job placement and a lifestyle products online store called Rehability. Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, began operations in July 2008 and provides post-acute care in the Philadelphia region. Good Shepherd was founded in 1908 when The Rev. John and Estella Raker invited a disabled orphan named Viola into their Allentown, Pennsylvania, home. Good Shepherd is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. For more information, visit www.GoodShepherdRehab.org.