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UW and Crook County Public Library System offer blood pressure cuffs for checkout

 

April 13, 2023

courtesy Dian True

From left, Bonnie Stahla, director of the Crook County Public Library System; Carrie Riley, library branch manager in Sundance; and Dian True, a senior project coordinator with WyCOA at UW, display blood pressure monitoring kits. The kits are now available at libraries in Hulett, Moorcroft and Sundance. The public can check out the kits for a period up to two weeks.

Self-measured blood pressure monitoring kits are now available for checkout at libraries in Hulett, Moorcroft and Sundance. The kits are offered through a collaborative pilot project among the Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) at the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Department of Health's Chronic Disease Prevention Program and the Crook County Public Library System.

The kits, available in both English and Spanish, include an automated home blood pressure cuff; blood pressure logbooks; educational materials from the American Heart Association; information on what blood pressure is; and ideas...



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