BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Each week during Heart Month, free blood pressure screenings will be available in the lobby of the Heart & Vascular Institute at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. The free screenings begin Friday, Feb. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The free screenings will continue to be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on:
Tuesday, February 9
Tuesday, February 16
Thursday, February 25
Everyone who receives a blood pressure screening will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift card to Fresh Kitchen. A drawing will be held each week.
Throughout Heart Month, Our Lady of the Lake is encouraging people to know the facts about heart disease and take steps to protect their most vital organ. Identifying high blood pressure and taking steps to lower it can drastically reduce the risk of heart disease and lead to a longer, healthier life.