-Local healthcare district to offer free blood pressure/ sugar screenings
(CALEXICO) — Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District, an affiliate of Scripps Health, has announced that it will begin to offer weekly screenings free of charge at the Pioneers Calexico Health Center in order to further serve patients in the southern region of the Imperial County.
The screenings will be conducted from 10 a.m. to Noon every Monday – beginning Aug. 5 – and will be led by PIONEERS MEMORIAL’S partners in health, Ventanilla de Salud, who will check and educate participants on standard blood pressure and blood sugar readings.
All screenings are free, confidential and open to all members of the public.
WHEN: 10 a.m. – Noon, every Monday
WHERE: Pioneers Calexico Health Center, 450 E Birch St. Calexico, CA 92231 (10th Street entrance)
WHO: Pioneers Calexico Health Center and partners Ventanilla de Salud
About Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District
Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (PMHD), located in the city of Brawley, is the culmination of the dreams of many people who were involved in the planning and development of this hospital which opened its doors in 1950. With the challenges that were present then and in today’s continuously-changing health care landscape, Pioneers Memorial is continually growing to better serve the community of the Imperial Valley. Most recently in 2016, Pioneers Memorial reached a landmark two-year affiliation agreement with the Scripps Healthcare Network. Scripps is ranked among the nation’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. This partnership with Scripps is a significant step forward to bringing the necessary care and resources to strengthen Pioneers and expand the needed services for the Imperial Valley.