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St. Luke Adult Day Health Care Nurses To Offer Free Health Screenings To The Public At Oswego Farmers’ Market

Nurses from the St. Luke Health Services Adult Day Health Care Program will offer free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings to the public during the Oswego Farmers’  Market on Thursday from 4:30 to 8 p.m. The screenings will be offered at the St. Luke bus, which will be parked on West Oneida Street near the Civic Plaza, at the market.

At left is St. Luke Nurse Sandy Russ, RN; as she provides a blood pressure reading to Ginny Watson. Nurses from the St. Luke Health Services Adult Day Health Care Program will offer free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings to the public during the Oswego Farmers’ Market on Thursday.
At left is St. Luke Nurse Sandy Russ, RN; as she provides a blood pressure reading to Ginny Watson. Nurses from the St. Luke Health Services Adult Day Health Care Program will offer free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings to the public during the Oswego Farmers’ Market on Thursday.

“This is a chance for folks to receive valuable health screenings free of charge,” said Sherry Harrison, St. Luke Adult Day Health Care program director. “I encourage anyone who is interested to stop and see us. The screenings only take a few minutes and the information can prove valuable to monitoring your overall health.”

St. Luke staff will be available to answer questions about screening results, and the services provided by the Adult Day Health Care program.

Ms. Harrison added, “Our Adult Day Health Care program, which is located at St. Luke Health Services, is a medical-model day care providing a full complement of medical and recreational opportunities and resources for our registrants. Transportation to our program can be arranged for Oswego County residents.”

Anyone seeking more information about the Adult Day Health Care Program at St. Luke can contact Harrison at 342-3166, extension 121.

Located, in the city of Oswego, overlooking the scenic Oswego River, St. Luke Health Services is a non-denominational, not-for-profit provider of healthcare services. To meet the evolving healthcare needs of our community, the St. Luke Family of Caring is dedicated to helping the people we serve live to their maximum potential and promote dignity of life throughout all of its stages.

The St. Luke Adult Day Health Care program is a medical-model adult day care program providing daily health monitoring and activities program designed to promote independence and delay institutionalization of a disabled adult who may require on-going rehabilitation and medical services in an atmosphere that is friendly, safe and supportive.

The St. Luke ADHC program is a community-based service located at St. Luke Health Services in Oswego.

The St. Luke Family of Caring is an affiliation of community-based, not-for-profit healthcare providers serving the greater-Oswego County area. Affiliates include St. Luke Health Services, Bishop’s Commons Enriched Living Residence in Oswego, and Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton. Together we provide care and services to more than 350 people and together we employ more than 470 in our community.