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Ephraim McDowell Health Care Foundation, Inc.

  • Project Title: Healthy People, Healthy Communities
  • Grant Period: 2012-2015
  • Program Representative Interviewed: Audrey Powell, Executive Director, Community Service
  • Location: Danville, KY
  • Program Overview: This Ephraim McDowell Health Care Foundation, Inc. project offered community-wide awareness education, screening activities, and follow-up for risk reduction related to cardiovascular risk factors with a focus on at-risk populations. Screenings were provided for cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, height, and weight. A registered nurse reviewed the biometric information and completed a Stroke Risk Score Card and on-site consultation. There was also an option for clients to participate in telephone case management provided by registered nurses.

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