Good Samaritan Hospital Hosts Free Diabetic, Wound and Vascular Screenings

June 21, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Suffern, N.Y. (June 21, 2007) – Good Samaritan Hospital is pleased to demonstrate its commitment to promoting responsible vascular care by providing free diabetic, wound and vascular screenings on Sunday, June 24 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Good Samaritan Hospital Auditorium. While receiving the on-site screenings, participants will also have the opportunity to learn about the warning signs and methods for early detection of diabetic and vascular diseases.

Multiple testing opportunities will be available including blood sugar tests, diabetic foot checks, examinations of any non-healing wounds on legs or feet, and non-invasive vein screenings. Each simple, painless test can increase chances for early detection of potentially serious health complications.

This free event is an opportunity for community members to take part in important health screenings and become educated on proper diabetic, wound, and vascular care.

All screenings are performed by healthcare professionals, and activities will be available for children while adults are being tested. Please call 1-800-435-7465 for more information.

Good Samaritan Hospital is a member of Bon Secours Health System, Inc., one of the nation’s leading Catholic healthcare systems. It is also part of the regional Bon Secours Charity Health System, which includes St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY and Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, New York. Additionally, Bon Secours Charity Health System provides the services of a Certified Home Health Agency, two long-term care facilities, an assisted living and adult home facility and several other medical programs.

For more information about Good Samaritan Hospital, or any of its programs, visit their website at, or contact Good Samaritan Hospital at 845-368-5000.