Fortis Institute in Forty Fort Offers No-Charge Wellness Check

WHAT: Fortis Institute in Forty Fort is giving a “thumbs up” to better heart health during American Heart Month this February. The campus will host a “Fortis Wellness Check” at Wyoming Valley Mall to ensure all area residents have an opportunity to check their heart-health status. The event is open to the public at no charge.

WHO: Fortis Medical Assistant students will provide complimentary blood pressure and vital signs checks for shoppers. And, to help residents “de-stress” and eliminate stress as a potential cause of heart issues, Massage Therapist students will provide chair massages — also at no charge.

To learn more about the “Fortis Wellness Check,” call 570-288-8400.

WHEN: 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. — Thursday, February 26, 2015

WHERE: Wyoming Valley Mall
29 Wyoming Valley Mall
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

WHY: How often do most people have their blood pressure checked?
Nothing’s more precious than someone’s good health. In recognition of American Heart Month, Fortis Institute in Forty Fort offers this Wellness Check as an opportunity for area residents to take the next step toward better health.

Fortis Institute in Forty Fort provides career education programs in allied health, medical and skilled trade professions. The campus is located at 166 Slocum Street, Forty Fort, PA 18704.