Stroke-Risk Screening Event

exterior of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital

To help Lehigh Valley community members understand their own potential risks of stroke, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation is hosting a free stroke-risk screening event on May 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The annual event will take place at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital, 3200 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley, PA 18034. It is open to anyone age 18 and older.

Pre-register by emailing [email protected] or calling 610.778.9208. Walk-ins are welcome, too.

At the free event, Good Shepherd will offer a variety of stations, including:

  • Cholesterol and blood sugar screening (fast for 1 hour prior to attending the event)
  • Fall-risk assessments and education on how to decrease your risk of falling
  • Heart rate and blood pressure screening
  • Height, weight, body mass index (BMI) and waist-circumference assessment
  • Nutrition education and healthy snacks

Additionally, Bananarama’s food truck, known for a variety of whipped banana “nice cream” sundaes, will be on site.

Free parking is available close to the hospital’s front entrance.