May Stroke Awareness

Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) partnered with The Salvation Army Long Beach on May 30 to host a community health screening and education event in honor of Stroke Awareness Month. The event was open to all community members in the Greater Long Beach area.

Dr. Wally Wazni, medical director of Community Health Education and Neuroendovascular Surgery at SMMC, hosted a presentation on brain health and stroke prevention. Attendees also participated in stroke health screenings, such as cholesterol, blood glucose, and blood pressure. The SMMC Education Team distributed health education, information and resources along with immediate lab results.

Photo left: Berenice Frausto-Meza, Community Health Coordinator at St. Mary Medical Center, administers health screening on Esther Aguilar, an event participant. Stroke health screenings included cholesterol, blood glucose, and blood pressure. Health education, information and resources were distributed along with immediate lab results to all participants. 


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