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Routine health screenings can save your life

Routine health screenings

Health screenings save lives. You could have high blood pressure (hypertension) or blood sugar (type 2 diabetes) and not know because there are no obvious symptoms. If any of these risk factors apply to you, visit one of Parkland’s Access to Care and Coverage community hubs to get screened at no cost to you!

You are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure if you:

  • have a parent or sibling who has high blood pressure or type 2 diabetes
  • are 40 years or older
  • are African American or Hispanic/Latino American
  • have been diagnosed with prediabetes

These community hubs are accessible on the following days and times at no cost to you and without an appointment:

Inspired Vision Compassion Center
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 2019 N. Masters Dr., Dallas, 75217
Janie C. Turner Recreation Center
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
6424 Elam Rd., Dallas, 75217
John C. Phelps Recreation Center
Every Thursday, 3:30 – 6 p.m.
3030 Tips Blvd., Dallas, 75216
Bonton Farms
Every Friday, 2-4 p.m.
6915 Bexar St., Dallas 75215

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