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UNF and American Heart Association donate blood pressure cuffs to seniors

June 12, 2020

UNF volunteers holding boxes of blood pressure cuffs outside the Student Union buildingIn collaboration with Florida Blue, Elder Source, and Mayo Clinic, the UNF Department of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Meals on Wings program has teamed up with the American Heart Association to deliver blood pressure cuffs and critical heart-health information, along with regular meal deliveries, to the senior population living in one of the most under-resourced communities in Jacksonville. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, these tools will help monitor the health and wellbeing of elderly patients that are more at-risk for contracting the virus.

Thanks to the Brooks College of Health for taking care of the hearts and stomachs of our elders!