Baton Rouge, La. – Baton Rouge General is hosting a free vascular
health screening,with clinical direction from Vascular Clinic, on Thursday,
March 20, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Baton Rouge General’s Bluebonnet
hospital. The screening is designed to identify those who are at risk
for cardiovascular disease and/or those who may need follow-up care for
medical conditions relating to the body’s cardiovascular system.
The event will also offer blood pressure checks, body mass indexing and
additional screenings. Refreshments will be provided to registrants.
Registration is required for this free event. For more information about
screening eligibility requirements and to register, visit BRGeneral.org
or call (225) 763-4280.
About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is a full-service community hospital,
with 527 licensed beds between two campuses. As the first hospital in
Baton Rouge, opening its doors in 1900, Baton Rouge General has a long
history of groundbreaking milestones, as well as providing the Greater
Baton Rouge community with high quality healthcare for generations. From
our birth center to senior services, and state-of-the-art heart and cancer
care, Baton Rouge General provides care for the whole family at every
age and every stage of life.
Baton Rouge General is affiliated with and also serves as a satellite
campus of Tulane University School of Medicine. In addition to serving
as a satellite campus for Tulane medical students in the LEAD (Leadership,
Education, Advocacy and Discovery) Academy program, Baton Rouge General
also offers a Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency
Program, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, School of Nursing and School
of Radiologic Technology. Baton Rouge General, an accredited teaching
hospital since 1991, is committed to exceptional medical education and
serves a diverse population that is representative of the types of patients,
injuries, illnesses and healthcare needs most frequently seen by physicians
in private practice. For more information, visit
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