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Baton Rouge General, Rouses Team Up for Free Health Checks

BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge General (BRG) has teamed up with Rouses Markets to offer free health events, including glucose testing, blood pressure and body mass index checks, at locations around the Baton Rouge metro area.

The free health checks will take place:

Saturday, January 21: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Arlington Place Rouses Market near LSU

600 Arlington Creek Centre Blvd., Baton Rouge

Friday, March 3: Noon-3 p.m.

Juban Crossing Rouses Market

10130 Crossing Way, Suite 300, Denham Springs

Members of BRG’s health and wellness team will also be on site with nutrition tips and healthy recipes. They’ll also share information about the popular Grocery Store Tours, led by BRG dieticians at area Rouses locations.

There is no appointment or registration required, and the screening is open to all ages. For more information, visit

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with over 600 licensed beds between three campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General is affiliated with several medical school programs, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @BRGeneral and Instagram @batonrougegeneral.