PERTH AMBOY — Raritan Bay Medical Center is promoting good heart health and stroke risk awareness in February, American Heart Month. On National Wear Red Day for Women, Feb. 1, clinicians from the medical center visited nine different Middlesex County locations, provided free blood pressure screenings and discussed the stroke risk factors; total cholesterol, blood pressure, fasting glucose, body mass index (BMI), waist circumference and family history.
Events were held at local YMCAs; Raritan Bay Area, Woodbridge, South Amboy, East Brunswick and Metuchen, the Sayreville and Old Bridge Borough Halls, Vito Mazza Salon and Day Spa in Woodbridge and the Woodbridge Center Mall. Medical Center clinicians are visiting other locations throughout the month and will be back at the Woodbridge Center Mall Sunday, Feb. 17, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the center court.
For information about stroke prevention, call the Stroke Center at 1-732-324-4970.