A stroke prevention event on May 9 will screen for such risk factors as plaque buildup in the carotid (neck) arteries and cholesterol levels. For the cholesterol test, you need to fast for four hours prior. Health care providers will offer counseling.
Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Date: Thursday, May 9
Place: Cowden Center,
9202 N. Second St., on the campus of John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital