High Blood Pressure is the Silent Killer.
About 72 million Americans and 1 in 3 adults have it, and many don’t even know they have it.
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Take charge of your health. During the month of April, check your blood pressure as part of The Big Squeeze in Sioux Falls.
Where Can I Check My Blood Pressure?
Below are just a few of the participating locations.
Be sure to view our full list of screenings for specific dates and times.
- Sioux Falls Lewis Drug Stores
- Sioux Falls Walgreen’s Drug Stores
- Your Family Physician Clinic
- Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Stations on Saturdays (1-5pm)
- Community Health Center (for clinic patients)
- Falls Community Health Dental (screenings available for clinic patients)
What is The Big Squeeze?
The mission of The Big Squeeze is to increase awareness of hypertension (high blood pressure) and the need for screenings throughout the Sioux Falls community.
By participating in a screening during the month of April, area residents have the opportunity to determine whether their blood pressure is in a normal range and, if it is not, to then take action and see their healthcare provider.
The project also seeks to work with healthcare providers to ensure that patients receive education and tools to manage blood pressure when it is above the normal range.
Right: View Our Train-the-Trainer Session on the Importance of Taking a Proper Blood Pressure