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Kingsbrook Hosts Stroke Screening Week July 25-29


Kingsbrook offers free stroke screenings and education from 11:00am- 2:00pm in the Vascular Laboratory, Katz building 4th floor: 585 Schenectady Avenue, between Winthrop Street & Rutland Road. Kingsbrook’s free screening program provides access to detection opportunities for the under and uninsured of the community. The screening program is part of the facility’s prevention agenda to improve access to quality care and early detection efforts and is offered via Kingsbrook’s Best Health School.

Kingsbrook was recently awarded the Gold Stroke Award which recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. To receive the Gold Quality Achievement award, hospitals must achieve 85 percent or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines-Stroke achievement indicators for two or more consecutive 12-month periods.

“A stroke patient loses 1.9 million neurons each minute stroke treatment is delayed. These efforts further demonstrates our commitment to delivering advanced stroke education and awareness efforts to members of our community,” says Enid Dillard, Director of Marketing & Public Affairs at Kingsbrook. For more information on our monthly screening schedule for 2016, visit our website at under Community Programs & Events or call 718-604-5062.