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Free stroke check set for May 6

HonorHealth presents a free Stroke Check 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at the John C. Lincoln Medical Center’s Cowden Center, 9202 N. 2nd St., in Barb’s Conference Room.

This free community stroke screening event will screen for risk factors including plaque buildup in the carotid arteries, heart rate and cholesterol. Information will be available on how to prevent strokes. Counseling will be available by physicians and healthcare providers.

Participants need to fast (nothing to eat or drink except water) for 8-12 hours prior to their appointment. Daily medications should still be taken, with water. If you are diabetic, you should fast 4-6 hours before your appointment time.

To pre-register, call 480-882-4636 or visit https://www.honorhealth.com/wellness/events.

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