FREE Community Stroke Screening
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network will conduct a free stroke risk screening from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 10, at the Good Shepherd Health & Technology Center, 850 S. Fifth Street, Allentown. To register, call 610-776-3393.
The screening will include: a medical history review, check of height, weight, blood pressure and heart rate; blood sugar and cholesterol screening; personal stroke risk assessment; and stroke awareness education. It is recommended that participants fast for one hour prior to the blood sugar and cholesterol testing.
Lab services for the screening will be provided by Health Network Laboratories.
Free, convenient parking for the screening is located in the Good Shepherd parking garage on South Fifth Street. In addition, free valet parking is available at the main entrance to the Good Shepherd Health & Technology Center.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital was the first stroke rehabilitation program in the region to be accredited at CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). The program provides inpatient and outpatient services to stroke patients and their caregivers.