Northside offers free heart and vascular screening April 14

March 7, 2018

CUMMING, Ga. — Northside Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Institute will offer a free screening to determine your risk for heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) disease, or CVD.


CVD remains the No. 1 killer of Americans, according to the American Heart Association.


There are a range of factors that raise your risk of developing CVD and having a heart attack or stroke. The more factors you have, the greater your risk. It is essential to find out your risk for CVD and make a plan to prevent it.


The free screening takes place:

When: 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 14

Where: Northside Hospital Forsyth

1200 Northside Forsyth Drive

Cumming, Ga. 30041

Education Center, Third Floor

Free parking available.


This comprehensive screening is administered by health care professionals and will include a one-on-one consultation, risk assessment, blood pressure reading, total cholesterol (HDL, ratio of TC/HDL) as well as glucose testing and body mass index (BMI) analysis.


The screening is free, but registration is required. Call 404-851-6550 to secure your spot and schedule an appointment.




About Northside Hospital (

The Northside Hospital health care system is one of Georgia’s leading health care providers with more than 150 locations across the state, including three acute care, state-of-the-art hospitals in Atlanta, Canton and Cumming. Northside Hospital leads the U.S. in newborn deliveries and is among the state’s top providers of cancer care and surgical services. Northside has more than 2,800 physicians and 15,000 employees who serve 3 million patient visits annually across a full range of medical services.