Experts from The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Offering Free Blood Pressure Checks at Kenwood Mall

(CINCINNATI; August 6, 2015) – Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that experts from The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health will provide free blood pressure checks to shoppers at Kenwood Mall one weekend each month from August through October.

The Jewish Hospital will provide the screenings on the following dates:
• Noon-7 p.m., Saturday, August 15
• Noon-5 p.m., Sunday, August 16
• Noon-7 p.m., Saturday, September 19
• Noon-5 p.m., Sunday, September 20
• Noon-7 p.m., Saturday, October 17
• Noon-5 p.m., Sunday, October 18

The screenings take place on the lower level of the mall near Macy’s. There will also be information available on the services available from The Jewish Hospital, which remains fully open during construction.

According to the American Heart Association, blood pressure is one of the most important screenings because high blood pressure usually has no symptoms and can’t be detected without being measured. High blood pressure greatly increases your risk of heart disease and stroke.

The Jewish Hospital is providing the checks to thank the community for its long support of the hospital, which is located across the street from the popular mall.