BRG, Williamson Eye Center to host free health screenings at Rouses

Updated: Feb. 4, 2019 at 3:28 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge General (BRG), Rouses Market and Williamson Eye Center are working together to host a free health event this week

Primary care physicians from BRG’s Livingston and Denham Springs clinics, and representatives from Williamson Eye Center will be available to provide eye pressure checks, blood pressure, body mass index and eye pressure screenings.

The event will be held Thursday, Feb. 7 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Rouses Market at Juban Crossing in Denham Springs. Members of the BRG Fit! team will also be on site with nutrition tips and healthy recipes.

Later this month, the BRG Fit! team will begin monthly Grocery Store Tours at area Rouses locations, starting Feb. 13 at Bluebonnet and April 24 at Juban Crossing. The tours are designed to help attendees learn to choose fresh, healthy foods while also understanding nutrition labels. The dietitians will share tips on how to meal plan, create a shopping list and prepare healthy dishes for your family with custom recipes.

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