Free Carotid Artery Screening: Learn About the Most Common Cause of Stroke
You are invited to attend a free ultrasound screening for Carotid Artery Disease on Wednesday, October 30 from 9-11:30 a.m. administered by the Pen Bay Vascular Lab under the direction of Dr. Julie White.
Carotid Artery disease is the most common cause of stroke. When this disease is detected early, stroke can be prevented. See your doctor. Discuss lifestyle changes. Consider getting an ultrasound exam. A few small steps may save your life.
The screening will be at the Picker Family Resource Center located on the campus of Pen Bay Medical Center. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Call us today to schedule your pain-free screening at 596-8950.
For more information about awareness and the prevention of strokes, visit Pen Bay’s Primary Stroke Center website at: pbmc.org/stroke or pbmc.org/carotid.
Julie White, MD, is a board certified and chief of surgery at Pen Bay Surgery. She is also the director of the Wound Healing Center and the Vascular Services Lab at Pen Bay. Online: pbmc.org/vascular.
Pen Bay Healthcare’s Picker Family Resource Center is located on the Pen Bay Medical Center campus between Women's Health and Urology at 3 Glen Cove Drive, Suite 2, off Route 1 in Rockport. Use the parking lot and door nearest the Urology side of the building. Call 596-8950 for directions if needed.
Pen Bay Healthcare's Picker Family Resource Center promotes building community by providing health resources and support that serve the needs of women and their families throughout their lives. The Center’s hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information visit: www.penbayhealthcare.org/pickercenter.