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Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check

Health, Posted on 31 Mar 2016

It’s on again, Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check will be even bigger and better this year!

Through Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check Stroke Foundation aims to raise awareness of the dangers of high blood pressure and other risk factors for stroke, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Over 800 Know your numbers pharmacy and community sites in Queensland are participating in this year's Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check.

April is a great time for you, your friends and family to get your free health check. The check will only take minutes and consists of a simple questionnaire, waist measurement and blood pressure check. Find your nearest Know your numbers site on our website.

Around four million Australians are living with high blood pressure and many don’t know it! High blood pressure is one of the most important stroke risk factors. It is often called the ‘silent killer’ as the only way to know you have high blood pressure is to get checked. Find out your blood pressure with a free, fast check this April – it could save your life.

Stroke Foundation community events

We will also be hosting a series of regional community events during Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check. So come along and join in on the fun!

  • Cairns Hospital, Thursday 7 April (12pm-3pm)

  • Queen Street Mall Brisbane, Wednesday 27 April (7.30am-2.30pm)

  • Stocklands Shopping Centre, Hervey Bay, Thursday 5 May (12pm-6pm)

  • Caboolture Hospital, Friday 13 May

For program enquiries, please visit www.strokefoundation.com.au/knowyournumbers
Phone: 1300 194 196
Email:
knowyournumbers@strokefoundation.com.au