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St. Luke Adult Nurses to Offer Free Health Screenings at Oswego Farmers’ Market Thursday

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

Pictured is Rose Butler as she receives a blood pressure reading from St. Luke Nurse Karen Smith, RN. 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 Thursday.
Pictured is Rose Butler as she receives a blood pressure reading from St. Luke Nurse Karen Smith, RN. 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 Thursday.

“I encourage anyone who is interested in receiving valuable health screenings free of charge to stop and see us,” said Sherry Harrison, St. Luke Adult Day Health Care program director. “The screenings take only 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 St. Luke’s Adult Day Health Care program.

Harrison added, “Our 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, with flexible attendance options. Transportation to our program can be arranged for residents throughout Oswego County.”

For more information about the free health screenings or the St. Luke Adult Day Health Care Program, please contact Harrison at 342-3166, extension 121.

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 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 and St. Francis Commons Assisted Living Residence in Oswego, and Michaud Residential Health Services in neighboring Fulton.

Together we provide care and services to more than 400 people, and together we employ more tha 500 in our community. On the web at www.stlukehs.com