Public Health

Posted on: December 27, 2017

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Yates County Public Health is partnering with the YMCA to bring you the...

                  Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program


  • 4 month program (meet with a Healthy Heart Ambassador only twice a month for about 10 minutes).
  • Offers personalized support for developing a BP self-monitoring routine, tips for maintaining cardiovascular health & nutrition education. Choose from several convenient times/locations in Yates County.
  • FREE electronic blood pressure monitor provided to participants who do not already own one!

Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years old. 
  • Must have been told by a health care provider that they have high BP (documentation not required).
  • Must not have experienced a recent cardiac event (within the past year).
  • Must not have atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmias. 
  • Must have provider clearance for participation if has, or is at risk for lymphedema.
  • YMCA membership is NOT required. 


Call Ann Murphy or Mary Griffiths at (315) 536-5160 for more information. Click here to see the meeting schedule.




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