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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Free Blood Pressure and Diabetes Screening

The free screening program for hypertension and diabetes will be offered to all Paramus residents according to Judith Migliaccio, Borough Health Officer.  

This health prevention program will be available on Thursday, March 7th,  from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Borough Hall.  

Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the Public Health Nurses at 201-265-2100, Ext. 2307 or 2308.   


On Wednesday, March 20th , a blood pressure only screening will be held at Borough Hall from 9:30 – 11:00 am. No appointments are necessary.


Please join us at the Paramus Public Library, where we will also be conducting a blood pressure screening program from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm. before this month’s movie,

“Greenbook”, on March 25th .

 

Contrary to popular belief, most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick or have symptoms that would alert them to the fact that their blood pressure is high. 

Therefore it is important to have your blood pressure checked, Mrs. Migliaccio added. Hypertension can be treated and controlled by your physician.


 Board of Health member, Dr. Diamantis Kyriakakis invites residents to take advantage of these important health services.

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