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Free Vascular Health Screenings Offered at St. Anthony’s

  Media Alert


 Feb. 22, 2012


    St. Anthony’s Offering Free Vascular Health Screenings


What:   St. Anthony’s Hospital will offer free health screenings in March to bring attention to vascular disease which afflicts millions in the United States. Vascular disease is one of the most frequent causes of death and disability among older Americans.


               Screenings will include:




  •  Carotid ultrasound


  •  Peripheral arterial disease screening

  •  Blood pressure          

    There also will be Ask-a-Doc sessions in which questions will be answered by one of these St. Anthony’s vascular surgeons: Brett Almond, MD;  Paul Collins, MD; and Eugene Murphy, MD. There will be information available on diabetes, cardiac rehab and other St. Anthony’s services.


When and Where: Saturday, March 10, 2012
                                   9 a.m. to Noon


                                  St. Anthony’s Hospital Main Lobby
                                  1200 Seventh Ave. N
                                  St. Petersburg, FL 33705
                                  The Main Lobby is located on the Hospital’s First Floor


 Registration is required. Please call (727) 953-7065.


About St. Anthony’s Hospital: St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 395-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and is the first and only faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. In 1997, St. Anthony’s become part of BayCare Health System, a joint operating agreement between the Tampa Bay area’s leading not-for-profit hospitals. St. Anthony’s has a rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care.


Contact: Sherry Robinson, (727) 825-1445 Phone, (727) 257-7052 Pager