August 2000


Health services offers blood-pressure checks

Starting this month, Lab employees can get their blood pressure checked quickly and hassle free. The Health Services Division began offering blood-pressure checks on August 1 without requiring a sign-in at the Reception Desk and the usual wait for the nurse’s call.

Says the announcement from Health Services Director Jim Phillips, “You need simply to go to Medical; signs will direct you to the nurse’s office.”

Blood-pressure checks will be available between 10 and 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Health Services hopes that “employees will take advantage of the program to better monitor their blood pressure and to provide the information to their primary care physicians to help them evaluate treatment options.”