Local Heart and Stroke Charity Croí in partnership with HSE West Mayo PCCC (Primary, Community and Continuing Care ) will hold a one-day Healthy Heart Initiative in Ballina as part of their Heart Smart Mayo programme.
This initiative, which aims to reduce the impact of cardiovascular disease on families living in the Ballina area, provides members of the local community with the opportunity to avail of a free Heart Smart cardiovascular check-up at the Ballina Family Resource Centre, Abbey Street, Ardnaree, Ballina on Wednesday November 9 from 9.30am to 4pm.
This check-up is available to everyone over 50 years of age who has not attended their GP in the last two years for a cholesterol check.
The Heart Smart cardiac risk assessment offers a cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure check, together with an assessment of BMI (Body Mass Index ), nutrition and physical activity.
Places for these check-ups are available by appointment only.
To book your place, call in to the Ballina Family Resource Centre (096 75573 ) to complete a booking form before 3pm on Friday November 4.