fred’s Pharmacy offering free blood pressure screenings in February

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – To help make the vital message of February’s American Heart Month top of mind, fred’s Pharmacy will provide free blood pressure screenings to thousands of Americans and has established a goal of donating up to $50,000 to the American Heart Association.

fred’s Pharmacy will offer free blood pressure screenings at all 360 of its pharmacies during the entire month of February.  To encourage participation, for each screening done,  fred’s will also donate $1.00 to the American Heart Association, up to $50,000.

The campaign is the beginning a long-term effort by the company to help educate people about being “heart smart,” according to Josh Russell, fred’s Pharmacy Marketing Manager.