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Kingsbrook Provides Free Hypertension Screenings June 14


Dedicated to providing easy access to early prevention and detection services for the community, Kingsbrook will offer free hypertension screenings and education to visiting patients and guests on June 14th from 11:00am- 2:00pm in the Biger Lobby. The Briger building is easily accessible and located on Winthrop Street betweenn Shenectady Avenue & 49th Street.

Kingsbrook’s free screenings provide access to detection efforts 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. Hypertension is linked to myriad of other chronic health conditions such as stroke, heart attack, kidney & liver disease to name a few. Regional data shows that 26% of the Flatbush Brooklyn community suffer from hypertension.

For more information on our monthly screening schedule, visit our website at under Community Programs & Events or call 718-604-5062.