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HUNTERDON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING
Route 31 County Complex
6 Gauntt Place
PO Box 2900
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
PHONE; 908-806-4570
FAX: 908-806-5503
George Wagner, Director
Tadhgh Rainey, Division Manager
Shu-Chen Chiang, Division Supervisor

HUNTERDON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Health Nursing

 

Blood pressure screening is a very important part of encouraging healthy behaviors, disease prevention and chronic disease management. Based on availability Public Health Nurses may able to attend programs, events and gatherings to provide blood pressure screening for County residents. Please contact us at 908-806-4570 to check our availability.

Essential Services Model

As part of stroke prevention Public Health Nurse Kathleen Jaeger, RN, BSN
provided BP screening to a community member at a monthly Blood Pressure screening.

May is Stroke Awareness Month. 

Most people who have a first stroke have high blood pressure.  Nearly 1 in 6 American adults with high blood pressure Don't Even Know they have it.  High Blood pressure can be a silent killer! Have your blood pressure checked and keep it in check to REDUCE your Risk of Stroke.

Stroke does not have to mean death or disability.  Prevention, early recognition of signs and prompt medical intervention are key.
Remember time lose is brain lost.  Get help  F.A.S.T.  This simple acronym can be taught to young and old alike.

Face- look for uneven smile or drooping of one side,
Arm- check if one arm is weak or flaccid,
Speech- listen for slurring of speech,
Time- call 911 right away. 
Get help F.A.S.T!

To learn more about FAST - visit:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POlmGdHD0Us&feature=youtu.be
For more information - visit: http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/

 

 

FOLLOW US!THE HUNTERDON COUNTY DIVISION OF HEALTH NOW HAS A TWITTER PAGE - PLEASE FOLLOW US AT: https://twitter.com/hunterdondoh

 

 

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