UPDATE: Ochsner Lafayette General to host free stroke screening event canceled as health-safety precaution

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- UPDATE: Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, Ochsner Lafayette General will unfortunately be canceling the annual stroke screening event that was scheduled for Saturday, November 21, organizers announced Friday.

ORIGINAL: Ochsner Lafayette General is hosting its annual FREE stroke screening event. It will be limited this year due to the pandemic, masks will be required, anyone with symptoms of COVID is discouraged from attending.

It will take place on Saturday, November 21, 2020, from 07:30 to 11:30 a.m. Walk-ins will not be allowed, appointments must be made. Screenings will include: blood pressure, heart rate, blood glucose check, cholesterol panel, carotid ultrasound. Fore more information, visit LafayetteGeneral.com or call (337) 289-7390.

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