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GB Fire Department offering free blood pressure checks on Valentine's Day

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Posted at 9:30 AM, Feb 02, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-02 10:30:28-05

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — In recognition of American Heart Month, the Green Bay Metro Fire Department is offering free blood pressure checks on Valentine's Day.

The times and locations of where you can get your blood pressure checked free of charge are from 9 to 11 a.m. at Fire Station 9 in Bellevue, and from 1 to 3 p.m. at Fire Station 4 in Green Bay on Feb. 14.

The fire department says long-term complications to your heart, brain, and kidneys can be avoided if high blood pressure is detected and controlled.

February is known as American Heart Month, where people are encouraged to improve their cardiovascular health.