Learn about stroke, get screenings at health fair
A Stroke Awareness Health Fair will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. May 4 at Tampa General Hospital's Community Health Education Center in Hyde Park Village, 740 S Village Circle, Tampa.
Guest speaker is Noella West, an advanced registered nurse practitioner who is part of the TGH Stroke Team.
West has many years of experience working in rehabilitation and will discuss what you need to know about strokes that could help to save lives and improve outcomes.
Two stroke survivors will share their stories.
In addition, health care vendors will be on hand to give information and answer questions. There will be free glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol screenings, and refreshments will be provided.
The event is free. The fair is hosted by the hospital's rehabilitation department and stroke program.
For more information, call coordinator Karen Wilson at (813) 844-8434. For driving and parking directions, go to www.tgh.org and look under community health education.